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Complex Data Controls

In this chapter, we continue our description of the built-in data controls that are included with the ASP.NET Framework, moving to the complex data controls, which are capable of creating, deleting, and editing data. We show you the first of these controls—FormView—in some detail because the complex data controls share a common design, and knowledge of one can be applied to others. The FormView control is used to display the values from a single data object while the ListView control is used to display multiple data objects, usually arranged in a grid.

Preparing the Example Project

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