Dynamic bind ListView to ObjectDataSource ASP.NET

In this short article I will add code to make the binding dynamic.

See my previous post https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2015/01/11/select-current-row-from-listview-asp-net/

You need to add the code to clsUserList class.

public List<ClsUser> GetUSerbyId(int id)


    var result = from r in UserList where (r.Id == id) select r;

    return result.ToList();


The add a Textbox and a Button to the Webform for example, the Textbox named txtNameSearch and the Button named btnSearch. Add the following code to code behind.

protected void btnSearch_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


    ClsUserList userClass = new ClsUserList();

    ObjectDataSource1.TypeName = “WebAppGridTeamplate.ClsUserList”;

    ObjectDataSource1.SelectMethod = “GetUSerbyId”;

    ObjectDataSource1.SelectParameters.Add(new Parameter(“id”, TypeCode.Int32, txtNameSearch.Text));


    //ListView1.DataSource = ObjectDataSource1;



You run the project, click the button you add then you should see the ListView changes.

You can also download a single solution from http://skydrive.live.com. The sample file name is WebAppGridTeamplate.zip My MSN ID is chanmmn@hotmail.com.


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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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