GridView::CreateAutoGeneratedColumn Method (AutoGeneratedFieldProperties^)


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Note: This API is now obsolete.

Creates an automatically generated column field.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This is kept for backward compatibility - this API is no more used")]
virtual AutoGeneratedField^ CreateAutoGeneratedColumn(
	AutoGeneratedFieldProperties^ fieldProperties


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
Available since 2.0
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