FormViewPageEventHandler Delegate

 

Represents the method that handles the PageIndexChanging event of a FormView control.

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

Public Delegate Sub FormViewPageEventHandler (
	sender As Object,
	e As FormViewPageEventArgs
)

Parameters

sender
Type: System.Object

The source of the event.

e
Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.FormViewPageEventArgs

A FormViewPageEventArgs that contains the event data.

The FormView control raises the PageIndexChanging event when a pager button (a button with its CommandName property set to "Page") within the control is clicked, but before the FormView control handles the paging operation. This allows you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as canceling the paging operation, whenever this event occurs.

System_CAPS_noteNote

Pager buttons are usually located in the pager row of a FormView control.

When you create a FormViewPageEventHandler delegate, you identify the method that will handle the event. To associate the event with your event handler, add an instance of the delegate to the event. The event handler is called whenever the event occurs, unless you remove the delegate. For more information about event-handler delegates, see NIB: Events and Delegates.

The following example demonstrates how to programmatically add a FormViewPageEventHandler delegate to the PageIndexChanging event of a FormView control.


<%@ Page language="VB" %>
<%@ import namespace="System.Data"%>

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

  ' To dynamically create a template for a FormView control,
  ' you must create a custom template class to represent 
  ' the template. This template class represents the item
  ' template for a FormView control.
  Private NotInheritable Class EmployeeItemTemplate
    Implements ITemplate

    ' When implementing the ITemplate interface, you must
    ' implement the InstantiateIn method. The FormView
    ' control calls this method to create the template's 
    ' content. 
    Sub InstantiateIn(ByVal container As Control) Implements ITemplate.InstantiateIn

      ' Create the child controls contained in the template.
      ' For this example, the item template displays the
      ' FirstName and LastName fields from the data source.
      ' To support data binding, create event handlers 
      ' for the DataBinding event of each child control.
      ' The event handlers must bind the appropriate value 
      ' to each control.
      Dim firstNameLabel As New Label()
      firstNameLabel.ID = "FirstNameLabel"
      AddHandler firstNameLabel.DataBinding, AddressOf FirstNameLabel_DataBinding

      Dim nameLineBreak As New LiteralControl("<br/>")
      Dim buttonLineBreak As New LiteralControl("<br/>")

      Dim lastNameLabel As New Label()
      lastNameLabel.ID = "LastNameLabel"
      AddHandler lastNameLabel.DataBinding, AddressOf LastNameLabel_DataBinding

      Dim editButton As New Button()
      editButton.ID = "EditButton"
      editButton.CommandName = "Edit"
      editButton.Text = "Edit"

      ' Add the controls to the Controls collection of the 
      ' container control.
      container.Controls.Add(firstNameLabel)
      container.Controls.Add(nameLineBreak)
      container.Controls.Add(lastNameLabel)
      container.Controls.Add(buttonLineBreak)
      container.Controls.Add(editButton)

    End Sub

    ' This event handler binds the value of the FirstName field
    ' to the FirstNameLabel Label control displayed in the template.
    Private Sub FirstNameLabel_DataBinding(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

      ' Use the sender parameter to retrieve the Label control
      ' being bound to data.
      Dim firstNameLabelControl As Label = CType(sender, Label)

      ' Retrieve the value to bind to the Label control. First,
      ' use the NamingContainer property to retrieve the parent 
      ' control of the Label control. In this example, the parent 
      ' control is the FormView control.
      Dim formViewContainer As FormView = CType(firstNameLabelControl.NamingContainer, FormView)

      ' Get the data item bound to the FormView control.
      Dim rowView As DataRowView = CType(formViewContainer.DataItem, DataRowView)

      ' Use the data item to retrieve the value of the FirstName field.
      ' Set the Text property of the Label control to this value.        
      firstNameLabelControl.Text = rowView("FirstName").ToString()

    End Sub

    ' This event handler binds the value of the LastName field
    ' to the LastNameLabel Label control displayed in the template.
    Private Sub LastNameLabel_DataBinding(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

      ' Use the sender parameter to retrieve the Label control
      ' being bound to data.
      Dim lastNameLabelControl As Label = CType(sender, Label)

      ' Retrieve the value to bind to the Label control. First,
      ' use the NamingContainer property to retrieve the parent 
      ' control of the Label control. In this example, the parent 
      ' control is the FormView control.
      Dim formViewContainer As FormView = CType(lastNameLabelControl.NamingContainer, FormView)

      ' Get the data item bound to the FormView control.
      Dim rowView As DataRowView = CType(formViewContainer.DataItem, DataRowView)

      ' Use the data item to retrieve the value of the LastName field.
      ' Set the Text property of the Label control to this value.         
      lastNameLabelControl.Text = rowView("LastName").ToString()

    End Sub


  End Class

  ' This template class represents the edit item
  ' template for a FormView control.
  Private NotInheritable Class EmployeeEditItemTemplate
    Implements ITemplate

    Sub InstantiateIn(ByVal container As Control) Implements ITemplate.InstantiateIn
      ' Create the child controls contained in the template.
      ' The edit item template should contain the input 
      ' controls for the user to edit a record.
      Dim firstNameTextBox As New TextBox()
      firstNameTextBox.ID = "FirstNameTextBox"

      Dim nameLineBreak As New LiteralControl("<br/>")
      Dim buttonLineBreak As New LiteralControl("<br/>")

      Dim lastNameTextBox As New TextBox()
      lastNameTextBox.ID = "LastNameTextBox"

      Dim updateButton As New Button()
      updateButton.ID = "UpdateButton"
      updateButton.CommandName = "Update"
      updateButton.Text = "Update"

      Dim cancelButton As New Button()
      cancelButton.ID = "CancelButton"
      cancelButton.CommandName = "Cancel"
      cancelButton.Text = "Cancel"

      ' Add the controls to the Controls collection of the 
      ' container control.
      container.Controls.Add(firstNameTextBox)
      container.Controls.Add(nameLineBreak)
      container.Controls.Add(lastNameTextBox)
      container.Controls.Add(buttonLineBreak)
      container.Controls.Add(updateButton)
      container.Controls.Add(cancelButton)

    End Sub

  End Class

  Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

    ' Create a new FormView object.
    Dim employeesFormView As New FormView()

    ' Set the FormView object's properties.
    employeesFormView.ID = "EmployeesFormView"
    employeesFormView.DataSourceID = "EmployeeSource"
    employeesFormView.AllowPaging = True
    employeesFormView.HeaderText = "Employee Name"

    Dim keyArray() As String = {"EmployeeID"}
    employeesFormView.DataKeyNames = keyArray

    ' Programmatically register the event handlers for 
    ' the FormView control.
    AddHandler employeesFormView.PageIndexChanging, AddressOf EmployeeFormView_PageIndexChanging
    AddHandler employeesFormView.ModeChanged, AddressOf EmployeeFormView_ModeChanged
    AddHandler employeesFormView.ItemUpdating, AddressOf EmployeeFormView_ItemUpdating

    ' Create the dynamic templates using the custom template classes.
    employeesFormView.ItemTemplate = New EmployeeItemTemplate()
    employeesFormView.EditItemTemplate = New EmployeeEditItemTemplate()
    ' Add the FormView object to the Controls collection
    ' of the PlaceHolder control.
    FormViewPlaceHolder.Controls.Add(employeesFormView)

  End Sub

  Sub EmployeeFormView_ItemUpdating(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FormViewUpdateEventArgs)

    ' Because the FormView control is dynamically generated, 
    ' the NewValues collection must be programmatically populated
    ' with the values for the record to update.

    ' Use the sender argument to retrieve the FormView
    ' control that raised the event.
    Dim employeeFormView As FormView = CType(sender, FormView)

    ' Retrieve the data row from the FormView control.
    Dim row As FormViewRow = employeeFormView.Row

    ' Retrieve the TextBox controls that contain the updated values 
    ' entered by the user. 
    Dim firstNameTextBox As TextBox = CType(row.FindControl("FirstNameTextBox"), TextBox)
    Dim lastNameTextBox As TextBox = CType(row.FindControl("LastNameTextBox"), TextBox)

    If firstNameTextBox IsNot Nothing And lastNameTextBox IsNot Nothing Then

      ' Add the new values to the NewValues collections.
      e.NewValues.Add("FirstName", firstNameTextBox.Text)
      e.NewValues.Add("LastName", lastNameTextBox.Text)

    End If

  End Sub

  Sub EmployeeFormView_PageIndexChanging(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FormViewPageEventArgs)

    ' Use the sender argument to retrieve the FormView
    ' control that raised the event.
    Dim employeeFormView As FormView = CType(sender, FormView)

    ' Cancel the paging operation if the FormView control 
    ' is in edit mode.
    If employeeFormView.CurrentMode = FormViewMode.Edit Then

      e.Cancel = True

      ' Display an error message.
      Dim newPage As Integer = e.NewPageIndex + 1
      MessageLabel.Text = "Please update the current record before moving to page " & _
        newPage.ToString() & "."

    End If

  End Sub

  Sub EmployeeFormView_ModeChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

    ' Clear the message label.
    MessageLabel.Text = ""

  End Sub

</script>

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

      <h3>FormView Example</h3>

      <!-- Use a PlaceHolder control as the container for the -->
      <!-- dynamically generated FormView control.            -->       
      <asp:placeholder id="FormViewPlaceHolder"
        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="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName] From [Employees]"
        updatecommand="Update [Employees] Set [LastName]=@LastName, [FirstName]=@FirstName Where [EmployeeID]=@EmployeeID"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>

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

The following example demonstrates how to declaratively add a FormViewPageEventHandler delegate to the PageIndexChanging event of a FormView control.


<%@ 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_PageIndexChanging(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FormViewPageEventArgs) Handles EmployeeFormView.PageIndexChanging

    ' Cancel the paging operation if the FormView control 
    ' is in edit mode.
    If EmployeeFormView.CurrentMode = FormViewMode.Edit Then

      e.Cancel = True

      ' Display an error message.
      Dim newPage As Integer = e.NewPageIndex + 1
      MessageLabel.Text = "Please update the current record before moving to page " & _
        newPage.ToString() & "."

    End If

  End Sub

  Sub EmployeeFormView_ModeChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles EmployeeFormView.ModeChanged

    ' Clear the message label.
    MessageLabel.Text = ""

  End Sub

</script>

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

      <h3>FormViewPageEventArgs 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>

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