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NET data source controls, demonstrates how you can bind to data to allow users to interact with it, and presents the new Dynamic Data features of ASP.
Unlike the Details View control, Form View doesn't use data control fields and requires the user to define the rendering of each item by using templates.
The Form View can support any basic operation its data source provides.
Because the user interface of the control is largely defined by the page author, you cannot expect a Form View control to understand the click on a particular button and act accordingly.
For this reason, the Form View control exposes a few publicly callable methods to trigger common actions, such as those listed in Table 11-8.
Two functional aspects mark the difference between Form View and Details View.
You use the Item Template to define the control's layout when in view mode.
NET that allow you to easily create websites for working with the create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) operations of an entire data model that exists as either a Data Context (such as LINQ to SQL) or an Object Context (such as LINQ to Entities).
To complete the lessons in this chapter, you should be familiar with developing applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 by using Microsoft Visual Basic or Microsoft Visual C#.
You use Edit Item Template to edit the contents of the current record, and you use Insert Item Template to add a new record.
In addition to these templates, the control features the same set of templates offered by the Details View that is, Header Template, Footer Template, and the other templates listed in Table 11-5.
Form View is a new data-bound control that can be considered the templated version of the Details View.