Chapter 12. Using the DetailsView and FormView Controls

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The DetailsView and FormView controls, the subject of this chapter, enable you to work with a single data item at a time. Both controls enable you to display, edit, insert, and delete data items such as database records. Furthermore, both controls enable you to page forward and backward through a set of data items.

The difference between the two controls concerns the user interface that the controls render. The DetailsView control always renders each field in a separate HTML table row. The FormView control, on the other hand, uses a template that enables you to completely customize the user interface ...

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