TemplateControl::XPath Method (String^, String^)

 
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Evaluates an XPath data-binding expression using the specified format string to display the result.

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

public protected:
String^ XPath(
	String^ xPathExpression,
	String^ format
)

Parameters

xPathExpression
Type: System::String^

The XPath expression to evaluate. For more information, see XPathBinder.

format
Type: System::String^

A .NET Framework format string to apply to the result.

Return Value

Type: System::String^

A string that results from the evaluation of the data-binding expression and conversion to a string type.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The data-binding method can be used only for controls contained on a Page.

The XPath method calls the XPathBinder::Eval method using the GetDataItem method to resolve the IXPathNavigable object reference that the expression is evaluated against.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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