GetDesignTimeDataSource Method (Int32, Boolean)
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BaseDataListDesigner.GetDesignTimeDataSource Method (Int32, Boolean)


Generates an object that can be used as a data source at design time.

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

protected IEnumerable GetDesignTimeDataSource(
	int minimumRows,
	out bool dummyDataSource


Type: System.Int32

The minimum number of rows of sample data that the data source should contain.

Type: System.Boolean

true if the returned data source contains dummy data; false if the returned data source contains data from an actual data source.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

An object implementing an IEnumerable interface that serves as a data source for use at design time.

The BaseDataListDesigner.GetDesignTimeDataSource method attempts to construct a DataTable object from the data source that is defined by the DataSource and DataMember properties. If this is not possible, it creates a DataTable from dummy data.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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