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DataPager.ConnectToEvents Method

Connects events to event handler methods in the DataPager control.

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

protected virtual void ConnectToEvents(
	IPageableItemContainer container


Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.IPageableItemContainer
The data-bound control that raises the IPageableItemContainer.TotalRowCountAvailable event.


container is null.

The ConnectToEvents method specifies the OnTotalRowCountAvailable method as the handler for the IPageableItemContainer.TotalRowCountAvailable event of the control specified in container. The container parameter must contain a data-bound control that implements the IPageableItemContainer interface, such as a ListView control.


This method is primarily used by control developers to extend the DataPager control.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.