Repeater.HeaderTemplate Property

Gets or sets the System.Web.UI.ITemplate that defines how the header section of the Repeater control is displayed.

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

public virtual ITemplate HeaderTemplate { get; set; }
/** @property */
public ITemplate get_HeaderTemplate ()

/** @property */
public void set_HeaderTemplate (ITemplate value)

public function get HeaderTemplate () : ITemplate

public function set HeaderTemplate (value : ITemplate)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A System.Web.UI.ITemplate that defines how the header section of the Repeater control is displayed. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Use this property to create a template that controls how the header section of a Repeater control is displayed.

Caution noteCaution:

This control can be used to display user input, which might include malicious client script. Check any information that is sent from a client for executable script, SQL statements, or other code before displaying it in your application. ASP.NET provides an input request validation feature to block script and HTML in user input. Validation server controls are also provided to assess user input. For more information, see Validation Server Controls.

The following example demonstrates how to use the HeaderTemplate to control the appearance of the header for the Repeater control. Notice that the HeaderTemplate contains the table's start tag (<table>).

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Repeater Example</title>
<script language="C#" runat="server">
       void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e) {
          if (!IsPostBack) {
             ArrayList values = new ArrayList();
             Repeater1.DataSource = values;
    <h3>Repeater Example</h3>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
       <br />
       <asp:Repeater id="Repeater1" runat="server">
             <table border="1">
                <td><b> <%# Container.DataItem %> </b> </td>
                <td> <%# Container.DataItem %> </td>
       <br />

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, 1.1, 1.0

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