TemplateControl::XPath Method (String^)

 

Evaluates an XPath data-binding expression.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public protected:
Object^ XPath(
	String^ xPathExpression
)

Parameters

xPathExpression
Type: System::String^

The XPath expression to evaluate. For more information, see XPathBinder.

Return Value

Type: System::Object^

An object that results from the evaluation of the data-binding expression.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The data-binding method can be used only for controls contained on a Page.

The XPath method calls the XPathBinder::Eval method using the GetDataItem method to resolve the IXPathNavigable object reference that the expression is evaluated against.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the XPath method in a Repeater control.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

The following test XML data can be used in the preceding code example.

<contacts>
   <contact id="1">
     <name>contact name 1</name>
     <note>contact note 1</note>
   </contact>
   <contact id="2">
     <name>contact name 2</name>
     <note>contact note 2</note>
   </contact>
</contacts>

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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