BoundField.GetValue Method (Control)

 

Retrieves the value of the field bound to the BoundField object.

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

Protected Overridable Function GetValue (
	controlContainer As Control
) As Object

Parameters

controlContainer
Type: System.Web.UI.Control

The container for the field value.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value of the field bound to the BoundField.

Exception Condition
HttpException

The container specified by the controlContainer parameter is null.

- or -

The container specified by the controlContainer parameter does not have a data item.

- or -

The data field was not found.

The GetValue method is a helper method used to determine the value of a field. If the BoundField object is being displayed in a designer and the field value cannot be determined at design time, the value returned from the GetDesignTimeValue method is returned instead of the actual field value.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This method is used primarily by control developers.

Notes to Inheritors:

When extending the BoundField class, you can override this method to provide a custom routine to determine a field's value.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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