FormViewDesigner.GetEmptyDesignTimeHtml Method ()


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Gets the markup text that is used to render a placeholder for the associated control at design time.

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

protected override string GetEmptyDesignTimeHtml()

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String containing markup text that renders to a placeholder on the design surface.

If the markup for the FormView control does not include one of the item templates, the GetDesignTimeHtml method calls the GetEmptyDesignTimeHtml method, which generates the markup for a placeholder that contains instructions on how to edit template content and a message that an item template is required.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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