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ASP.NET 3.5 Unleashed by Stephen Walther

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Chapter 13. Using the Repeater and DataList Controls

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Both the Repeater and DataList controls—the subjects of this chapter—enable you to display a set of data items at a time. For example, you can use these controls to display all the rows contained in a database table.

The Repeater control is entirely template driven. You can format the rendered output of the control in any way that you please. For example, you can use the Repeater control to display records in a bulleted list, a set of HTML tables, or even in a comma-delimited list.

The DataList control is also template driven. However, unlike the Repeater control, the default behavior of the DataList ...

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