Category Archive for: Data Binding

Visual Studio .NET and Data Access

This section discusses some of the ways that Visual Studio allows data to be integrated into the GUl, including how to create a connection, select some data, generate a DataSet, and use all of the generated objects to produce a simple application. The available tools enable you to create a database connection with the OleDbConnection or SqlConnection classes,…

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Data Binding

The previous examples have used the DataGrid and DataGridView controls, which form only a small part of the controls in the .NET runtime that can be used to display data. The process of linking a control to a data source is called data binding. In the Microsoft Foundation Class library, the process of linking data from class…

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DataGridView Class Hierarchy

The class hierarchy for the main parts of the DataGridView control is shown in Figure 32-11. The control uses objects derived from DataGridViewColumn when displaying data. As you can see from Figure 32-11, there are now far more options for displaying data than there were with the original DataGrid, One major omission was the display of drop-down…

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Data Binding

This chapter builds on the content of  which covered various ways of selecting and changing data, by showing you how to present data to the user by binding to various Windows controls, More specifically, Displaying data using the DataGridView control The .NET data-binding capabilities and how they work How to use the Server Explorer to create…

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