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FormView.ItemUpdated Event

Occurs when an Update button within a FormView control is clicked, but after the update operation.

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

'Declaration
Public Event ItemUpdated As FormViewUpdatedEventHandler
'Usage
Dim instance As FormView
Dim handler As FormViewUpdatedEventHandler

AddHandler instance.ItemUpdated, handler

/** @event */
public void add_ItemUpdated (FormViewUpdatedEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_ItemUpdated (FormViewUpdatedEventHandler value)

In JScript, you can handle the events defined by a class, but you cannot define your own.
Not applicable.

The FormView control raises the ItemUpdated event when an Update button (a button with its CommandName property set to "Update") within the control is clicked, but after the FormView control updates the record. This allows you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as checking the results of an update operation, whenever this event occurs.

A FormViewUpdatedEventArgs object is passed to the event-handling method, which allows you to determine the number of records affected and any exceptions that might have occurred. To determine the number of records affected by the update operation, use the AffectedRows property. Use the Exception property to determine whether any exceptions occurred. You can also indicate whether the exception was handled in the event-handling method by setting the ExceptionHandled property. If you need to access the key field values for the updated record, use the Keys property. The original and updated non-key field values can be accessed using the OldValues and NewValues properties, respectively.

By default, the FormView control returns to the mode specified by the DefaultMode property after an update operation. To keep the FormView control in edit mode, set the KeepInEditMode property to true.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following example demonstrates how to use the ItemUpdated event to determine whether an exception occurred during an update operation.


<%@ Page language="VB" %>

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

  Sub EmployeeFormView_ItemUpdated(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FormViewUpdatedEventArgs) Handles EmployeeFormView.ItemUpdated

    ' Use the Exception property to determine whether an exception
    ' occurred during the update operation.
    If e.Exception Is Nothing Then
    
      ' Sometimes an error might occur that does not raise an 
      ' exception, but prevents the update operation from 
      ' completing. Use the AffectedRows property to determine 
      ' whether the record was actually updated. 
      If e.AffectedRows = 1 Then
      
        ' Use the Keys property to get the value of the key field.
        Dim keyFieldValue As String = e.Keys("EmployeeID").ToString()

        ' Display a confirmation message.
        MessageLabel.Text = "Record " & keyFieldValue & _
          " updated successfully. "

        ' Display the new and original values.
        DisplayValues(CType(e.NewValues, OrderedDictionary), CType(e.OldValues, OrderedDictionary))
      
      Else
      
        ' Display an error message.
        MessageLabel.Text = "An error occurred during the update operation."

        ' When an error occurs, keep the FormView
        ' control in edit mode.
        e.KeepInEditMode = True
        
      End If
    
    Else
          
      ' Insert the code to handle the exception.
      MessageLabel.Text = e.Exception.Message

      ' Use the ExceptionHandled property to indicate that the 
      ' exception has already been handled.
      e.ExceptionHandled = True

      e.KeepInEditMode = True
    
    End If
    
  End Sub

  Sub DisplayValues(ByVal newValues As OrderedDictionary, ByVal oldValues As OrderedDictionary)

    MessageLabel.Text &= "<br/></br>"

    ' Iterate through the new and old values. Display the
    ' values on the page.
    Dim i As Integer
    For i = 0 To oldValues.Count - 1
    
      MessageLabel.Text &= "Old Value=" & oldValues(i).ToString() & _
        ", New Value=" & newValues(i).ToString() & "<br/>"
    Next

    MessageLabel.Text &= "</br>"

  End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>FormViewUpdatedEventArgs Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormViewUpdatedEventArgs Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        emptydatatext="No employees found."
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td rowspan="6">
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td colspan="2">
                  &nbsp; 
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <b>Name:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <%# Eval("FirstName") %> <%# Eval("LastName") %>
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <b>Title:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <%# Eval("Title") %>
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <b>Hire Date:</b>                 
              </td>
              <td>
                <%# Eval("HireDate","{0:d}") %>
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr style="height:150" valign="top">
              <td>
                <b>Address:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <%# Eval("Address") %><br/>
                <%# Eval("City") %> <%# Eval("Region") %>
                <%# Eval("PostalCode") %><br/>
                <%# Eval("Country") %>   
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2">
                <asp:linkbutton id="Edit"
                  text="Edit"
                  commandname="Edit"
                  runat="server"/> 
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>       
        </itemtemplate>
        <edititemtemplate>
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td rowspan="6">
                <asp:image id="EmployeeEditImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td colspan="2">
                  &nbsp; 
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <b><asp:Label runat="server" 
                  AssociatedControlID="FirstNameUpdateTextBox" 
                  Text="Name" />:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <asp:textbox id="FirstNameUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("FirstName") %>'
                  accesskey="n" tabindex="1" runat="server"/>
                <asp:textbox id="LastNameUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("LastName") %>'
                  accesskey="l" tabindex="2" runat="server"/>
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <b><asp:Label runat="server" 
                  AssociatedControlID="TitleUpdateTextBox" 
                  Text="Title" />:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <asp:textbox id="TitleUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("Title") %>'
                  accesskey="t" tabindex="3" runat="server"/> 
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <b><asp:Label runat="server" 
                  AssociatedControlID="HireDateUpdateTextBox" 
                  Text="Hire Date" />:</b>
              <td>
                <asp:textbox id="HireDateUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("HireDate", "{0:d}") %>'
                  accesskey="h" tabindex="4" runat="server" />
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr style="height:150" valign="top">
              <td>
                <b><asp:Label runat="server" 
                  AssociatedControlID="AddressUpdateTextBox" 
                  Text="Address" />:</b>
              </td>
              <td>
                <asp:textbox id="AddressUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("Address") %>'
                  accesskey="a" tabindex="5" runat="server"/>
                <br/>
                <asp:textbox id="CityUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("City") %>'
                  accesskey="c" tabindex="6" runat="server"/> 
                <asp:textbox id="RegionUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("Region") %>'
                  width="40"
                  accesskey="r" tabindex="7" runat="server"/>
                <asp:textbox id="PostalCodeUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("PostalCode") %>'
                  width="60"
                  accesskey="p" tabindex="8" runat="server"/>
                <br/>
                <asp:textbox id="CountryUpdateTextBox"
                  text='<%# Bind("Country") %>'
                  accesskey="u" tabindex="9" runat="server"/> 
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2">
                <asp:linkbutton id="UpdateButton"
                  text="Update" tabindex="10" 
                  commandname="Update"
                  runat="server"/>
                <asp:linkbutton id="CancelButton"
                  text="Cancel" tabindex="11" 
                  commandname="Cancel"
                  runat="server"/> 
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>       
        </edititemtemplate>
                  
      </asp:formview>
      
      <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="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [Address], [City], [Region], [PostalCode], [Country], [HireDate], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        updatecommand="Update [Employees] Set [LastName]=@LastName, [FirstName]=@FirstName, [Title]=@Title, [Address]=@Address, [City]=@City, [Region]=@Region, [PostalCode]=@PostalCode, [Country]=@Country Where [EmployeeID]=@EmployeeID"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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