DataList.ShowHeader Property

 
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Gets or sets a value indicating whether the header section is displayed in the DataList control.

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

Public Overridable Property ShowHeader As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the header is displayed; otherwise, false. The default value is true, however this property is only examined when the HeaderTemplate property is not null.

Use the ShowHeader property to specify whether the header section is displayed in the DataList control.

You can control appearance of the header section by setting the HeaderStyle property. The contents of the header section are controlled by the HeaderTemplate property.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ShowHeader property to display the header section 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.


<%@ Page Language="VB" 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">

      Function CreateDataSource() As ICollection 

         ' Create sample data for the DataList control.
         Dim dt As DataTable = New DataTable()
         dim dr As DataRow

         ' Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("IntegerValue", GetType(Int32)))
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("StringValue", GetType(String)))
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("CurrencyValue", GetType(Double)))
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("ImageValue", GetType(String)))

         ' Populate the table with sample values.
         Dim i As Integer

         For i = 0 To 8 

            dr = dt.NewRow()

            dr(0) = i
            dr(1) = "Description for item " & i.ToString()
            dr(2) = 1.23 * (i + 1)
            dr(3) = "Image" & i.ToString() & ".jpg"

            dt.Rows.Add(dr)

         Next i

         Dim dv As DataView = New DataView(dt)
         Return dv

      End Function

      Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 

         ' Load sample data only once, when the page is first loaded.
         If Not IsPostBack Then 

            ItemsList.DataSource = CreateDataSource()
            ItemsList.DataBind()

         End If

      End Sub

      Sub Selection_Change(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

         ' Set whether to display the header and footer sections
         ' of the DataList control.
         ItemsList.ShowHeader = ShowHeaderCheckBox.Checked
         ItemsList.ShowFooter = ShowFooterCheckBox.Checked

      End Sub

   </script>

<head runat="server">
    <title>DataList ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DataList ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</h3>

      Select whether to show or hide the header and footer sections.

      <br /><br />

      <asp:DataList id="ItemsList"
           BorderColor="black"
           CellPadding="5"
           CellSpacing="5"
           RepeatDirection="Vertical"
           RepeatLayout="Table"
           RepeatColumns="3"
           ShowHeader="True"
           ShowFooter="True"
           runat="server">

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

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

         <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="Gainsboro">
         </AlternatingItemStyle>

         <HeaderTemplate>

            List of items

         </HeaderTemplate>

         <FooterTemplate>

            <asp:Image id="FooterImage"
                 GenerateEmptyAlternateText='true'
                 ImageUrl='FooterImage.jpg'
                 runat="server"/>

         </FooterTemplate>

         <ItemTemplate>

            Description: <br />
            <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "StringValue") %>

            <br />

            Price: <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "CurrencyValue", "{0:c}") %>

            <br />

            <asp:Image id="ProductImage"
                 AlternateText='<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "StringValue") %>'
                 ImageUrl='<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "ImageValue") %>'
                 runat="server"/>

         </ItemTemplate>

      </asp:DataList>

<hr />

      <table cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:CheckBox id="ShowHeaderCheckBox"
                    Text="Show header section"
                    Checked="True"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnCheckedChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server"/>

            </td>

            <td>

               <asp:CheckBox id="ShowFooterCheckBox"
                    Text="Show footer section"
                    Checked="True"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnCheckedChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

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