DetailsViewModeEventArgs.NewMode Property

 

Gets or sets the mode to which the DetailsView control is changing.

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

public DetailsViewMode NewMode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DetailsViewMode

One of the DetailsViewMode enumeration values.

Use the NewMode property to determine the mode to which the DetailsView control is changing. For example, you might want to configure the DetailsView control based on the mode to which it changes. You can also use this property to specify the mode to which the DetailsView control changes by setting it to one of the DetailsViewMode enumeration values.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the NewMode property to determine the mode to which the DetailsView control is transitioning.


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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

  void CustomerDetailsView_ModeChanging(Object sender, DetailsViewModeEventArgs e)
  {

    // Use the NewMode property to determine the mode to which the 
    // DetailsView control is transitioning.
    switch (e.NewMode)
    {
      case DetailsViewMode.Edit:
        // Hide the pager row and clear the Label control
        // when transitioning to edit mode.
        CustomerDetailsView.AllowPaging = false;
        MessageLabel.Text = "";
        break;
      case DetailsViewMode.ReadOnly:
        // Display the pager row and confirmation message
        // when transitioning to edit mode.
        CustomerDetailsView.AllowPaging = true;
        if (e.CancelingEdit)
        {
          MessageLabel.Text = "Update canceled.";
        }
        else
        {
          MessageLabel.Text = "Update completed.";
        }
        break;
      case DetailsViewMode.Insert:
        // Cancel the mode change if the DetailsView
        // control attempts to transition to insert 
        // mode.
        e.Cancel = true;
        break;
      default:
        MessageLabel.Text = "Unsupported mode.";
        break;
    }

  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>DetailsViewModeEventArgs Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DetailsViewModeEventArgs Example</h3>

      <asp:detailsview id="CustomerDetailsView"
        datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
        datakeynames="CustomerID"
        autogeneraterows="true"
        autogenerateeditbutton="true" 
        allowpaging="true"
        onmodechanging="CustomerDetailsView_ModeChanging" 
        runat="server">

      </asp:detailsview>

      <br/><br/>

      <asp:label id="MessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>

      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="DetailsViewSource"
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], 
          [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        updatecommand="Update [Customers] Set 
          [CompanyName]=@CompanyName, [Address]=@Address, 
          [City]=@City, [PostalCode]=@PostalCode, 
          [Country]=@Country 
          Where [CustomerID]=@CustomerID" 
        connectionstring=
          "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

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