RepeaterItem.ItemType Property

 

Gets the type of the item in the Repeater control.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property ItemType As ListItemType

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemType

One of the ListItemType values.

Use the ItemType property to determine the type of an item in the Repeater control. The following table lists the different item types.

Item Type

Description

Header

The heading section of the Repeater control.

Footer

The footer section of the Repeater control.

Item

An item in the Repeater control.

AlternatingItem

An alternating item in the Repeater control.

SelectedItem

The selected item in the Repeater control.

EditItem

The item selected for editing in the Repeater control.

Separator

A separator between the items of the Repeater control.

Pager

The page selection section of the Repeater control.

The following example demonstrates how to use the ItemType property to determine the item type of an item in the Repeater control. The order that items are created in the Repeater control are displayed along with the item type.

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Repeater Example</title>
<script language="VB" runat="server">

    Sub Page_Load(Sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

        If Not IsPostBack Then
            Dim values As New ArrayList()

            values.Add(New PositionData("Item 1", "$6.00"))
            values.Add(New PositionData("Item 2", "$7.48"))
            values.Add(New PositionData("Item 3", "$9.96"))

            Repeater1.DataSource = values
            Repeater1.DataBind()
        End If
    End Sub

    Sub Button_Click(Sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
        Label1.Text = "The Items collection contains: <br />"

        Dim item As RepeaterItem
        For Each item In  Repeater1.Items
      Label1.Text &= item.ItemType.ToString() & " - " & _
          CType(item.Controls(0), DataBoundLiteralControl).Text & "<br />"
        Next item
    End Sub

    Public Class PositionData

        Private myItem As String
        Private myPrice As String        

        Public Sub New(newItem As String, newPrice As String)
            Me.myItem = newItem
            Me.myPrice = newPrice
        End Sub        

        Public ReadOnly Property Item() As String
            Get
                Return myItem
            End Get
        End Property        

        Public ReadOnly Property Price() As String
            Get
                Return myPrice
            End Get
        End Property
    End Class

   </script>

</head>
<body>

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

      <h3>Repeater Example</h3>

      <br />

      <asp:Repeater id="Repeater1" 
                    runat="server">
         <HeaderTemplate>
            <table border="1">
               <tr>
                  <td><b>Item</b></td>
                  <td><b>Price</b></td>
               </tr>
         </HeaderTemplate>

         <ItemTemplate>
            <tr>
               <td> <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Item") %> </td>
               <td> <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Price") %> </td>
            </tr>
         </ItemTemplate>

         <FooterTemplate>
            </table>
         </FooterTemplate>

      </asp:Repeater>
      <br />

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Display Items in Repeater"
           OnClick="Button_Click"
           runat="server"/>

      <br /><br />

      <asp:Label id="Label1"                 
                 runat="server"/>
   </form>
</body>
</html>

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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