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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


Type: System.Collections.IDictionary

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 null.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
A value that represents the number of rows inserted into the underlying database.


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0