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DetailsViewRow.RowType Property

Gets the row type of the DetailsViewRow object.

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

public virtual DataControlRowType RowType { get; }

Use the RowType property to determine the type of row that the DetailsViewRow object represents. The following table lists the valid row type values.

Row type



A data row in the DetailsView control.


The empty data row in the DetailsView control. The empty data row is displayed in a DetailsView control when there are no records to display.


The footer row in the DetailsView control.


The header row in the DetailsView control.


A pager row in the DetailsView control.

This property is commonly used to determine a row's type before performing an operation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.