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DataControlReference Class

Enables the DynamicDataManager to declaratively define data controls that it manages.


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

public class DataControlReference

The DataControlReference type exposes the following members.

Public methodDataControlReferenceInitializes a new instance of the DataControlReference class.

Public propertyControlIDGets the ID of the data-bound control that is managed by the DynamicDataManager control.
Public propertyOwnerGets the DynamicDataManager control that contains the data control.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringGets the literal string DataControl that has the value of the DataControlReference.ControlID control appended to it. (Overrides Object.ToString().)

The following example shows the markup from a Dynamic Data page template that connects the DynamicDataManager to a FormView control.


Some markup is removed for clarity.

<asp:DynamicDataManager ID="DynamicDataManager1" runat="server" 
    <asp:DataControlReference ControlID="FormView1" />

<asp:UpdatePanel ID="UpdatePanel1" runat="server">
    <!-- Items ommited for clarity. -->
    <asp:FormView runat="server" ID="FormView1" 
        DataSourceID="DetailsDataSource" DefaultMode="Edit"
        <!-- Items ommited for clarity. -->


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.