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Repeater.ItemCommand Event

Occurs when a button is clicked in the Repeater control.

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

public event RepeaterCommandEventHandler ItemCommand

This event is raised when a button in the Repeater control is clicked.

This event causes a round-trip from the client to occur.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following example demonstrates how to specify and code a handler for the ItemCommand event of the Repeater control. Information about the button is displayed when a Button control within the Repeater control is clicked.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script language="C#" runat="server">
       void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e) {

          if (!IsPostBack) {
             ArrayList values = new ArrayList();

             values.Add(new PositionData("Microsoft", "Msft"));
             values.Add(new PositionData("Intel", "Intc"));
             values.Add(new PositionData("Dell", "Dell"));

             Repeater1.DataSource = values;
             Repeater1.DataBind();
          }
       }

       void R1_ItemCommand(Object Sender, RepeaterCommandEventArgs e) {        
          Label2.Text = "The " + ((Button)e.CommandSource).Text + " button has just been clicked; <br />";
       }    

       public class PositionData {

          private string name;
          private string ticker;

          public PositionData(string name, string ticker) {
             this.name = name;
             this.ticker = ticker;
          }

          public string Name {
             get {
                return name;
             }
          }

          public string Ticker {
             get {
                return ticker;
             }
          }
       }

    </script>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <head>
    <title>Repeater Example</title>
 </head>
 <body>

    <h3>Repeater Example</h3>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

       <b>Repeater1:</b>

       <br />

       <asp:Repeater id="Repeater1" OnItemCommand="R1_ItemCommand" runat="server">
          <HeaderTemplate>
             <table border="1">
                <tr>
                   <td><b>Company</b></td>
                   <td><b>Symbol</b></td>
                </tr>
          </HeaderTemplate>

          <ItemTemplate>
             <tr>
                <td> <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Name") %> </td>
                <td> <ASP:Button Text=<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Ticker") %> runat="server" /></td>
             </tr>
          </ItemTemplate>

          <FooterTemplate>
             </table>
          </FooterTemplate>

       </asp:Repeater>
       <br />

       <asp:Label id="Label2" font-names="Verdana" ForeColor="Green" font-size="10pt" runat="server"/>
    </form>
 </body>
 </html>
 

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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