HierarchicalDataBoundControlDesigner.GetDesignTimeDataSource Method

Gets a data source that can be used at design time for the associated control.

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

protected virtual IHierarchicalEnumerable GetDesignTimeDataSource ()
protected IHierarchicalEnumerable GetDesignTimeDataSource ()
protected function GetDesignTimeDataSource () : IHierarchicalEnumerable
Not applicable.

Return Value

An object implementing the IHierarchicalEnumerable interface that can be used as a data source for controls derived from the HierarchicalDataBoundControl.

For performance reasons, it is better to use a simple predefined data source at design time rather than the actual data source for the control that is derived from the HierarchicalDataBoundControl class.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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