ASP.NET Essentials: How to Use the DetailsView Control


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Using the DetailsView control

Dynamic websites frequently need a user interface that allows the user modify the data in the server-side database. Data entry systems on websitea typically consist of multiple pages. A list page which displays the key columns of a particular database, table links from that list page to an insert form which allow the user to add a new record to the database table, and an update page which presents the details of a selected record and allows the user to make the changes to that data. I am going to start in this video by showing you how to use the control called the DetailsView. It's similar to a GridView in that it bounds to an SqlDataSource which in turn is making queries to a server-side database table, but it's designed to show one record at a time. I'll start with an existing website.

Go to the menu and select File > Open Web Site and select the folder DataEntry and click Open and then start with the file AuthorDetail.aspx. I'll look at the page in Design view. The...

Using the DetailsView control
Video duration: 7m 33s 6h 24m Beginner Updated Feb 13, 2013

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Using the DetailsView control provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by David Gassner as part of the ASP.NET Essential Training

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Developer Web
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ASP.NET
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