DataBinder.GetPropertyValue Method (Object, String, String)


Retrieves the value of the specified property of the specified object, and then formats the results.

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

public static string GetPropertyValue(
	object container,
	string propName,
	string format


Type: System.Object

The object that contains the property.

Type: System.String

The name of the property that contains the value to retrieve.

Type: System.String

A string that specifies the format in which to display the results.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The value of the specified property in the format specified by format.

Exception Condition

container is null.

- or -

propName is null or an empty string ("").


The object in container does not have the property specified by propName.

This version of the GetPropertyValue method is used to retrieve and format the value of a property in an object.

The example for DataBinder demonstrates the use of this method.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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