ListView.CreateChildControls Method (IEnumerable, Boolean)

Creates the control hierarchy that is used to render the ListView control by using the specified data source.

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

protected virtual int CreateChildControls(
	IEnumerable dataSource,
	bool dataBinding
)

Parameters

dataSource
Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable
An object that contains the data source for the ListView control.
dataBinding
Type: System.Boolean
true to indicate that the child controls are bound to data; false to indicate that the control will re-create itself from view state during a postback.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of items that are created.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

dataSource returns null for DataSourceView.

-or-

dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and cannot return a TotalRowCount value.

-or-

dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and dataBinding is set to false.

-or-

The ListView control does not have a group placeholder specified.

-or-

The ListView control does not have an item placeholder specified.

The CreateChildControls method is used to create the control hierarchy of the ListView control.

NoteNote

This method is primarily used by control developers to extend the ListView control.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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