DataControlFieldDesigner.GetNewDataSourceName Method (Type, DataBoundControlMode)


Gets an unique ID for a control that is created when a data field is converted into a TemplateField.

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

protected string GetNewDataSourceName(
	Type controlType,
	DataBoundControlMode mode


Type: System.Type

The type of the control that will be created.

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataBoundControlMode

The data entry mode for the control.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A unique ID for the control.

The GetNewDataSourceName method is a helper method that can be used by the CreateTemplateField method to generate unique IDs for the controls that are created when you click the link to convert a data field into a TemplateField in the fields editor.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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