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FilterFactory.CreateFilterControl Method

Creates an instance of the filter template.

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

public virtual QueryableFilterUserControl CreateFilterControl(
	MetaColumn column,
	string filterUIHint


Type: System.Web.DynamicData.MetaColumn
The data column to which the filter template applies.
Type: System.String
The name of the filter template to use.


column is null.

This method is called by Dynamic Data to get an instance of a filter template. Derived classes can override this method to customize how instances of filter templates are created. For example, a custom implementation could load templates from a compiled assembly instead of from the default ~/DynamicData/Filters folder.

.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.