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ListView.InstantiateItemTemplate Method

Populates the specified Control object by using child controls from one of the ListView control templates.

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

protected virtual void InstantiateItemTemplate(
	Control container,
	int displayIndex


Type: System.Web.UI.Control
The container that is used to store the child controls.
Type: System.Int32
The display index of the item that is being instantiated.


The ListView control does not have an ItemTemplate template specified.

This method uses a different template depending on the mode of the item being instantiated and the settings of the ListView control. The InstantiateItemTemplate method uses one of the following templates to populate the container:

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.