DetailsViewRowCollection.Count Property

 

Gets the number of items in the DetailsViewRowCollection object.

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

public int Count { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The number of items in the DetailsViewRowCollection.

Use the Count property to determine the number of items in the collection. The Count property is commonly used when iterating through the collection to determine its upper bound. The Count property is also commonly used to determine whether a collection is empty.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Count property to determine whether a DetailsViewRowCollection object contains any items before iterating through the collection.


<%@ 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 SubmitButton_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
  {

    // Use the Count property to determine whether the
    // Rows collection contains any item.
    if (ItemDetailsView.Rows.Count > 0)
    {
      // Iterate through the Rows collection and display
      // the value of each field.
      MessageLabel.Text = "The row values are: <br/><br/>";

      foreach (DetailsViewRow row in ItemDetailsView.Rows)
      {
        // Use the Text property to access the value of 
        // each cell. In this example, the cells in the 
        // first column (index 0) contains the field names, 
        // while the cells in the second column (index 1)
        // contains the field value. 
        MessageLabel.Text += row.Cells[0].Text + " = " +
          row.Cells[1].Text + "<br/>";
      }
    }
    else
    {
      MessageLabel.Text = "No items.";
    }

  }

</script>

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

      <h3>DetailsViewRowCollection Example</h3>

      <asp:detailsview id="ItemDetailsView"
        datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        autogeneraterows="false" 
        runat="server">
        <fields>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="CustomerID"
            headertext="Customer ID"/>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="CompanyName"
            headertext="Company Name"/>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="Address"
            headertext="Address"/>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="City"
            headertext="City"/>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="PostalCode"
            headertext="ZIP Code"/>
          <asp:boundfield datafield="Country"
            headertext="Country"/>
        </fields>
      </asp:detailsview>

      <br/>

      <asp:button id="SubmitButton" 
        text="Display Row Values"
        onclick="SubmitButton_Click"
        runat="server"/>

      <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]"
        connectionstring=
          "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>  

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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