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Control.DataBinding Event

Occurs when the server control binds to a data source.

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

Public Event DataBinding As EventHandler

This event notifies the server control to perform any data-binding logic that has been written for it.

How to: Create Event Handlers in ASP.NET Web PagesBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications
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' Create a class that implements the ITemplate interface.
' This class overrides the InstantiateIn method to always
' place templates in a Literal object. It also creates a 
' custom BindData method that is used as the event handler
' associated with the Literal object's DataBinding event.  

Imports System
Imports System.Web
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Web.UI
Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls

Namespace UsingItemTemplatesVB

 Public Class GenericItem
   Implements ITemplate 

   Private column As String

   Public Sub New(column As String)
      Me.column = column
   End Sub 'New

   ' Override the ITemplate.InstantiateIn method to ensure 
   ' that the templates are created in a Literal control and
   ' that the Literal object's DataBinding event is associated
   ' with the BindData method.
   Public Sub InstantiateIn(container As Control) Implements ITemplate.InstantiateIn
      Dim l As New Literal()
      AddHandler l.DataBinding, AddressOf Me.BindData
   End Sub 'InstantiateIn

   ' Create a public method that will handle the
   ' DataBinding event called in the InstantiateIn method.
   Public Sub BindData(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
      Dim l As Literal = CType(sender, Literal)
      Dim container As DataGridItem = CType(l.NamingContainer, DataGridItem)
      l.Text = CType(container.DataItem, DataRowView)(column).ToString()
   End Sub 'BindData 
 End Class 'GenericItem
End Namespace 'UsingItemTemplatesVB

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.