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GridView.CreateAutoGeneratedColumn Method

Creates an automatically generated column field.

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

Protected Overridable Function CreateAutoGeneratedColumn ( _
	fieldProperties As AutoGeneratedFieldProperties _
) As AutoGeneratedField


Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.AutoGeneratedFieldProperties
An AutoGeneratedFieldProperties that represents the properties of the automatically generated column field to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.AutoGeneratedField
An AutoGeneratedField that represents the automatically generated column field specified by the fieldProperties parameter.

The CreateAutoGeneratedColumn method is used to create an automatically generated column field when the AutoGenerateColumns property is set to true. The properties of the automatically generated column field are specified through the AutoGeneratedFieldProperties object contained in the fieldProperties parameter.


This method is used primarily by control developers to extend the GridView control.

.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.