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DataList.SelectedItem Property

Gets the selected item in the DataList control.

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

abstract SelectedItem : DataListItem with get
override SelectedItem : DataListItem with get

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataListItem
A DataListItem that represents the item selected in the DataList control.

Use the SelectedItem property to get a DataListItem object that represents the selected item in the DataList control. This object can then be used to access the properties of the selected item.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SelectedItem property to display the contents of the selected item in the DataList control.


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

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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