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FormView.CreateChildControls Method (IEnumerable, Boolean)

Creates the control hierarchy used to render the FormView control with the specified data source.

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

protected override int CreateChildControls(
	IEnumerable dataSource,
	bool dataBinding
)

Parameters

dataSource
Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

An IEnumerable that represents the data source used to create the control hierarchy.

dataBinding
Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate that the control hierarchy is created directly from the data source; false to indicate the control hierarchy is created from the view state.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of items created from the data source.

ExceptionCondition
HttpException

The DataSourceView of the IDataSource to which the FormView control is bound is null.

The CreateChildControls(IEnumerable, Boolean) method is a helper method called by the FormView control to create the control hierarchy for the FormView control. When the dataBinding parameter is true, data binding is performed before the control hierarchy is created.

Notes to Inheritors:

When extending the FormView class, you can override this method to create your own control hierarchy.

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
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