DesignerHierarchicalDataSourceView Class


Provides a base class for designers for data views based on hierarchical data. This class must be inherited.

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

public abstract class DesignerHierarchicalDataSourceView

System_CAPS_protmethodDesignerHierarchicalDataSourceView(IHierarchicalDataSourceDesigner, String)

Initiates a new instance of the DesignerHierarchicalDataSourceView class.


Gets the associated designer.


Gets the path to the block of data that is presented in the view.


Gets a schema that describes the data source view for the associated control.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Generates design-time data that matches the schema of the associated data source control and returns a value indicating whether the data is sample or real data.


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The DesignerHierarchicalDataSourceView class is used by developers of custom data source designers.

Notes to Inheritors:

You inherit this class as part of a suite of classes to support your own custom data source control for hierarchical data, such as XML data. Override the Schema property to provide a custom object that is derived from the IDataSourceSchema class. Override the GetDesignTimeData method to provide sample data to the control designer at design time.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

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

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