Chapter 19. Using Templated Data Web Controls
In this hour, we will cover
Using the ListView and FormView controls to display data
Creating the ListView’s templates by hand and through the Configure ListView dialog box
Sorting data with the ListView
Paging through data with the DataPager control
Paging through the FormView’s records
As we have seen through the past several hours, the GridView and DetailsView controls make displaying, inserting, editing, and deleting database data as easy as point and click. However, these two controls render a rather boxy and unimaginative interface. By default, the GridView and DetailsView use BoundFields to display the database columns returned by their data source controls, which ...