DetailsView.ChangeMode Method (DetailsViewMode)


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Switches the DetailsView control to the specified mode.

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

member ChangeMode : 
        newMode:DetailsViewMode -> unit


Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DetailsViewMode

One of the DetailsViewMode values.

Use the ChangeMode method to programmatically switch the DetailsView control between edit, insert, and read-only mode. This method also updates the CurrentMode property with the specified mode. The following table lists the different mode values.




The DetailsView control is in edit mode, which allows the user to update the values of a record.


The DetailsView control is in insert mode, which allows the user to add a new record to the data source.


The DetailsView control is in read-only mode, which is the normal display mode.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ChangeMode method to return the DetailsView control to read-only mode whenever the user navigates to another record.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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