BulletedList Web Server Control Overview, binding with Sql Server in ASP.NET C#

September 10, 2015 , 0 Comments

In this article example i will show you how to bind bulleted list web server control with sql server database. In previous article i explained use of it control using visual studio like how to add value in it at compile time. Lets see the example of bulleted list, which is bind with sql datasource control.

Following some steps for binding bulleted list control using SqlDataSource

Step-1 : Open visual studio
Step-2:  Click  File-->New-->WebSite

starting screen

Step-3: Right click on website name in solution explorer, Add-->Add new item 

web form

Step-4: Make Database table 
Step-5: Drag Bulleted list from toolbox and drop on design window.
Step-6: Select Show smart tag of Bulleted list

show smart tag

Step-7: On Bulledted list task click choose data source link
Step-8: Select New DataSource from Data Source configuration wizard.

choose data source

Step-9: Select SQL Database from Data Source Configuration wizard. and click ok button

data configuration wizard

Step-10 : Select existing database from configure data source.

connection string property

Step-11 : Change Connection name according to you and click "ok".

web.config file

Step-12 : Select table from name ,select table field name and press ok button

table view

Step-13: Click test query button and finish the process
Step-14: Select a data field to display in the bulleted list.
Step-15: Select a data field for the value of the bulleted list. and press ok button.
select one those field in bulleted list

Run your application

how to bind bulleted list in asp.net

Finally source of the code are:

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default2.aspx.cs" Inherits="Default2" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <asp:BulletedList ID="BulletedList1" runat="server" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1" DataTextField="Name " DataValueField="Url">
        <asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:ConnectionString %>" SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [mytab]"></asp:SqlDataSource>
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