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HierarchicalDataBoundControlDesigner.ConnectToDataSource Method

Performs the actions that are necessary to connect to the current data source.

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

protected override bool ConnectToDataSource()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a connection to a new data source was performed; false if the old and new data source are the same.

The ConnectToDataSource method disconnects the DataSourceChanged and SchemaRefreshed events from the previous data source, and then attaches these events to the new data source.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.