DataList::SelectedIndex Property

 
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Gets or sets the index of the selected item in the DataList control.

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

public:
[BindableAttribute(true)]
property int SelectedIndex {
	virtual int get();
	virtual void set(int value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::Int32

The index of the selected item in the DataList control.

Exception Condition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified value is less than -1.

Use the SelectedIndex property to programmatically specify the selected item in the DataList control. You can also use this property to determine the index of the selected item.

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The SelectedIndex property is zero based.

To deselect an item, set the SelectedIndex property to -1.

The SelectedIndex property is stored in control state.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SelectedIndex property to specify the selected item in the DataList control.

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The following code sample uses the single-file code model and may not work correctly if copied directly into a code-behind file. This code sample must be copied into an empty text file that has an .aspx extension. For more information on the Web Forms code model, see ASP.NET Web Forms Page Code Model.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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