ObjectDataSource.SelectCountMethod Property

Gets or sets the name of the method or function that the ObjectDataSource control invokes to retrieve a row count.

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

public string SelectCountMethod { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_SelectCountMethod ()

/** @property */
public void set_SelectCountMethod (String value)

public function get SelectCountMethod () : String

public function set SelectCountMethod (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A string that represents the name of the method or function that the ObjectDataSource uses to retrieve a row count. The method must return an integer (Int32). The default is an empty string ("").

The SelectCountMethod property identifies a business object method that is used to retrieve a total row count, to support data source paging. The SelectCountMethod property is evaluated only if the EnablePaging property is set to true.


If you are not familiar with the Data Access features in ASP.NET 2.0, you should read some of these topics before continuing:

The SelectCountMethod property delegates to the SelectCountMethod property of the ObjectDataSourceView object that is associated with the ObjectDataSource control. For information about how paging is supported by the ObjectDataSource control, see EnablePaging.

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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