Insert Method (IDictionary)
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SqlDataSourceView.Insert Method (IDictionary)

Performs an insert operation using the InsertCommand SQL string, any parameters that are specified in the InsertParameters collection, and the values that are in the specified values collection.

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

public int Insert (
	IDictionary values
public int Insert (
	IDictionary values
public function Insert (
	values : IDictionary
) : int
Not applicable.



An IDictionary of parameters for the InsertCommand property to use to perform the insert database operation. If there are no parameters associated with the query or if the InsertCommand is not a parameterized SQL query, pass a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

A value that represents the number of rows inserted into the underlying database.

Exception typeCondition


The SqlDataSource cannot establish a connection with the underlying data source.


The CanInsert property is false.

The Insert method calls the ExecuteInsert method, passing the values parameter.

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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