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DataPagerCommandEventArgs Class

Provides data for the PagerCommand event of the TemplatePagerField class.

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

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public class DataPagerCommandEventArgs : CommandEventArgs

The TemplatePagerField object raises the PagerCommand event when a Button, LinkButton, or ImageButton control that is inside the pager field is clicked. These buttons are child controls that can be defined in the PagerTemplate template of a TemplatePagerField field.

During the event, you can perform tasks such as changing the number of rows that will be displayed or changing the index of the first item on the page.

For more information about how to handle events, see Consuming Events.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of the DataPagerCommandEventArgs class, see the DataPagerCommandEventArgs constructor.

The following example shows how to use the DataPagerCommandEventArgs object to enable the user to specify which page of data will be displayed in the ListView control. The DataPagerCommandEventArgs object is passed to the handler for the PagerCommand event of the TemplatePagerField class.

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This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

<%@ Page language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 

<script runat="server">

  protected void TemplatePagerField_OnPagerCommand(object sender, DataPagerCommandEventArgs e)
      // Get the new page number 
      TextBox PageNumberTextBox = (TextBox)e.Item.FindControl("PageNumberTextBox");
      int newPageNumber = -1;
        newPageNumber = Convert.ToInt32(PageNumberTextBox.Text.Trim());
      catch (FormatException)
        Message.Text = "Invalid page number.";
      catch (OverflowException)
        Message.Text = "Invalid page number.";

      int newIndex = (newPageNumber - 1) * e.Item.Pager.PageSize;
      //Verify if the new index is valid 
      if (newIndex >= 0 && newIndex <= e.TotalRowCount)
        //Set the new start index and maximum rows
        e.NewStartRowIndex = newIndex;
        e.NewMaximumRows = e.Item.Pager.MaximumRows;
        Message.Text = "Invalid page number.";

  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    Message.Text = "";

<html xmlns="" >
  <head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>DataPagerCommandEventArgs Example</title>    
    <style type="text/css">
      	text-align: center;
      	font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
          border: 1px solid #8b7e66;
          background: white;
          min-height: 19px;
          width: 33%;
        border: solid 1px #8b7e66;
        background: #f5deb3;
        width: 33%;
        min-height: 19px;
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

    <h3>DataPagerCommandEventArgs Example</h3>

      <asp:ListView ID="ContactsListView" 
          <table cellpadding="4" width="640px" id="tblProducts" runat="server">
            <tr runat="server" id="groupPlaceholder" />
          <asp:DataPager runat="server" 
              <asp:TemplatePagerField OnPagerCommand="TemplatePagerField_OnPagerCommand">
                  <asp:Label runat="server" ID="CurrentPageLabel" 
                    Text="<%# Container.TotalRowCount>0 ? (Container.StartRowIndex / Container.PageSize) + 1 : 0 %>" />
                  <asp:Label runat="server" ID="TotalPagesLabel" 
                    Text="<%# Math.Ceiling ((double)Container.TotalRowCount / Container.PageSize) %>" />
                  <br /><br />
                  Jump to page:
                  <asp:TextBox ID="PageNumberTextBox" runat="server" 
                    Text="<%# Container.TotalRowCount>0 ? (Container.StartRowIndex / Container.PageSize) + 1 : 0 %>" />                      
                  <asp:Button ID="GoButton" runat="server" Text="Go" />
                  <br /><br />
          <tr runat="server" id="ProductsRow">
            <td runat="server" id="itemPlaceholder" />
          <td class="item" runat="server">
            <asp:Label ID="NameLabel" runat="server" 
              Text='<%# Eval("LastName") + ", " + Eval("FirstName")%>' />
          <td class="alternatingItem" runat="server">
            <asp:Label ID="NameLabel" runat="server" 
              Text='<%# Eval("LastName") + ", " + Eval("FirstName")%>' />
      <br />      

      <asp:Label ID="Message"

      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects      -->
      <!-- to the AdventureWorks sample database. Use an ASP.NET    -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value       -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                                -->
      <asp:SqlDataSource ID="ContactsDataSource" runat="server" 
            ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:AdventureWorks_DataConnectionString %>"
            SelectCommand="SELECT [ContactID], [FirstName], [LastName] 
              FROM Person.Contact">



Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5