DataSourceControl.IDataSource.GetView Method (String)


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Gets the named DataSourceView object associated with the DataSourceControl control. Some data source controls support only one view, while others support more than one.

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

DataSourceView IDataSource.GetView(
	string viewName


Type: System.String

The name of the DataSourceView to retrieve. In data source controls that support only one view, such as SqlDataSource, this parameter is ignored.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.DataSourceView

Returns the named DataSourceView associated with the DataSourceControl.

Exception Condition

viewName is null.

The viewName parameter is ignored when this method is called on data source controls that support only one view, such as the SqlDataSource and AccessDataSource controls.


The DataSourceControl class's default implementation, which is called by this interface method, returns null. If you extend the DataSourceControl class, override the GetView method to return the specified DataSourceView object.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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