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DataSourceView.Select Method

Gets a list of data asynchronously from the underlying data storage.

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

public virtual void Select(
	DataSourceSelectArguments arguments,
	DataSourceViewSelectCallback callback


Type: System.Web.UI.DataSourceSelectArguments

A DataSourceSelectArguments that is used to request operations on the data beyond basic data retrieval.

Type: System.Web.UI.DataSourceViewSelectCallback

A DataSourceViewSelectCallback delegate that is used to notify a data-bound control when the asynchronous operation is complete.


The DataSourceViewSelectCallback supplied is null.

The Select method is the asynchronous data retrieval interface for all data source view objects. The Select method calls the ExecuteSelect method, passing any DataSourceSelectArguments supplied. The callback parameter is a delegate that a data-bound control passes to the data source view, which is used to notify the data-bound control when the ExecuteSelect operation has completed. The data returned by the ExecuteSelect call is returned in the parameter of the DataSourceViewSelectCallback delegate.

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