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ObjectDataSource.ObjectDataSource(String, String) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the ObjectDataSource class with the specified type name and data retrieval method name.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public ObjectDataSource (
	string typeName,
	string selectMethod
public ObjectDataSource (
	String typeName, 
	String selectMethod
public function ObjectDataSource (
	typeName : String, 
	selectMethod : String
Not applicable.



The name of the class that the ObjectDataSource works with.


The name of the method or function that the ObjectDataSource invokes to retrieve data.

The value of the typeName parameter can be a partially qualified type for code that is located in the Bin or App_Code directory or a fully qualified type name for code that is registered in the global assembly cache. If you use the global assembly cache, you must add the appropriate reference to the assemblies section of the Machine.config or Web.config configuration file.


If you are not familiar with the Data Access features in ASP.NET 2.0, you should read some of these topics before continuing:

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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