DataField Property

BoundField::DataField Property

 

Gets or sets the name of the data field to bind to the BoundField object.

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

public:
[TypeConverterAttribute("System.Web.UI.Design.DataSourceViewSchemaConverter, System.Design, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a")]
property String^ DataField {
	virtual String^ get();
	virtual void set(String^ value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::String^

The name of the data field to bind to the BoundField. The default is an empty string (""), which indicates that this property is not set.

Use the DataField property to specify the name of the data field to bind to the BoundField object. The values of the specified field are displayed in the BoundField object as text. You can optionally format the displayed text by setting the DataFormatString property.

System_CAPS_noteNote

If a field's value is null, an empty string ("") is displayed for the value by default. To specify an alternate caption, set the NullDisplayText property.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DataField property to specify which field to display in a BoundField field column of a GridView control.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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