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DataGrid.PageSize Property

Gets or sets the number of items to display on a single page of the DataGrid control.

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

public virtual int PageSize { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_PageSize ()

/** @property */
public void set_PageSize (int value)

public function get PageSize () : int

public function set PageSize (value : int)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The number of items to display on a single page of the DataGrid control. The default value is 10.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified page size less than 1.

Use this property to specify the number of items to display on a single page of the DataGrid control. The AllowPaging property must be set to true for this property have any effect.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the PageSize property to specify that five items are displayed on a single page of the DataGrid control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <script language="C#" runat="server">
 
    ICollection CreateDataSource() 
    {
       DataTable dt = new DataTable();
       DataRow dr;
 
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(string)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("DateTimeValue", typeof(string)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("BoolValue", typeof(bool)));
 
       for (int i = 0; i < 100; i++) 
       {
          dr = dt.NewRow();
 
          dr[0] = i;
          dr[1] = "Item " + i.ToString();
          dr[2] = DateTime.Now.ToShortDateString();
          dr[3] = (i % 2 != 0) ? true : false;
 
          dt.Rows.Add(dr);
       }
 
       DataView dv = new DataView(dt);
       return dv;
    }
 
    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) 
    {
       if (chk1.Checked)
          MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NumericPages;
       else 
          MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NextPrev;
 
       BindGrid();
    }
 
    void MyDataGrid_Page(Object sender, DataGridPageChangedEventArgs e) 
    {
       MyDataGrid.CurrentPageIndex = e.NewPageIndex;
       BindGrid();
    }
 
    void BindGrid() 
    {
       MyDataGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
       MyDataGrid.DataBind();
       ShowStats();
    }
 
    void ShowStats() 
    {
       lblEnabled.Text = "AllowPaging is " + MyDataGrid.AllowPaging;
       lblCurrentIndex.Text = "CurrentPageIndex is " + MyDataGrid.CurrentPageIndex;
       lblPageCount.Text = "PageCount is " + MyDataGrid.PageCount;
       lblPageSize.Text = "PageSize is " + MyDataGrid.PageSize;
    }
 
 
 </script>
 
 <head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid Paging Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
    <h3>DataGrid Paging Example</h3>
 
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
       <asp:DataGrid id="MyDataGrid" runat="server"
            AllowPaging="True"
            PageSize="10"
            OnPageIndexChanged="MyDataGrid_Page"
            BorderColor="black"
            BorderWidth="1"
            GridLines="Both"
            CellPadding="3"
            CellSpacing="0"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt">

            <PagerStyle Mode="NumericPages"
                        HorizontalAlign="Right">
            </PagerStyle>


            <HeaderStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
            </HeaderStyle>

            <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="#eeeeee">
            </AlternatingItemStyle>

       </asp:DataGrid>
 
       <br />
 
       <asp:Checkbox id="chk1" runat="server"
            Text="Show numeric page navigation buttons"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt"
            AutoPostBack="true"/>
 
       <br />
 
       <table style="background-color:#eeeeee; padding:6">
          <tr>
             <td style="display:inline">
                
 
                   <asp:Label id="lblEnabled" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblCurrentIndex" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageCount" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageSize" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
 
                
             </td>
          </tr>
       </table>
 
    </form>
 
 </body>
 </html>
   


<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script runat="server">
 
      ICollection CreateDataSource()
      {

         // Create sample data for the DataGrid control.
         DataTable dt = new DataTable();
         DataRow dr;
 
         // Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(String)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("CurrencyValue", typeof(Double)));
 
         // Populate the table with sample values.
         for (int i=0; i<=100; i++) 
         {

            dr = dt.NewRow();
 
            dr[0] = i;
            dr[1] = "Item " + i.ToString();
            dr[2] = 1.23 * (i + 1);
 
            dt.Rows.Add(dr);
         
         }
 
         DataView dv = new DataView(dt);

         return dv;
      
      }
 
      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      { 
 
         // Load sample data only once, when the page is first loaded.
         if (!IsPostBack)
         { 
         
            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
            ItemsGrid.DataBind();
         
         }

      }

      void Selection_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {

         // Set the page size for the DataGrid control based on the
         // user's selection.
         ItemsGrid.PageSize = 
             Convert.ToInt32(PageSizeList.SelectedItem.Text);

         // Rebind the data to refresh the DataGrid control. 
         ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
         ItemsGrid.DataBind();

      }

      void Grid_Change(Object sender, DataGridPageChangedEventArgs e) 
      {
 
         // For the DataGrid control to navigate to the correct page when
         // paging is allowed, the CurrentPageIndex property must be
         // updated programmatically. This process is usually accomplished
         // in the event-handling method for the PageIndexChanged event.

         // Set CurrentPageIndex to the page the user clicked.
         ItemsGrid.CurrentPageIndex = e.NewPageIndex;

         // Rebind the data to refresh the DataGrid control. 
         ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
         ItemsGrid.DataBind();
      
      }

   </script>
 
<head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid PageSize Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
   <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
      <h3>DataGrid PageSize Example</h3>

      Select the number of items to display on a page.

      <br /><br />
 
      <b>Product List</b>
 
      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           AutoGenerateColumns="False"
           PageSize="10"
           AllowPaging="True"
           OnPageIndexChanged="Grid_Change"
           runat="server">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="IntegerValue" 
                 SortExpression="IntegerValue"
                 HeaderText="Item"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="StringValue"
                 SortExpression="StringValue" 
                 HeaderText="Description"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="CurrencyValue" 
                 HeaderText="Price"
                 SortExpression="CurrencyValue"
                 DataFormatString="{0:c}">

               <ItemStyle HorizontalAlign="Right">
               </ItemStyle>

            </asp:BoundColumn>

         </Columns> 
 
      </asp:DataGrid>

      <hr />

      <table cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:Label id="Message" 
                    Text="Page size:"
                    runat="server"
                    AssociatedControlID="PageSizeList"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:DropDownList id="PageSizeList"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnSelectedIndexChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server">

                  <asp:ListItem> 5 </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Selected="True"> 10 </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem> 15 </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem> 20 </asp:ListItem>

               </asp:DropDownList>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>
 
   </form>
 
</body>
</html>


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, 1.1, 1.0
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