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ButtonField.FormatDataTextValue Method

Formats the specified field value for a cell in the ButtonField object.

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

protected virtual string FormatDataTextValue(
	Object dataTextValue


Type: System.Object
The field value to format.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The field value converted to the format specified by the DataTextFormatString property.

The FormatDataTextValue method is a helper method that is used to transform a field value to the format that is specified by the DataTextFormatString property.

Notes to Inheritors

When extending the ButtonField class, you can override the FormatDataTextValue method to perform a custom formatting routine.

.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.