Whenever you sign onto a commercial Web site, you almost invariably hit a form that asks you for information. When creating such forms, you will want to ensure that the data coming from the user is as accurate as possible. It's a good idea to check certain things, such as making sure all the required fields are filled, the fields have data in the correct format, and that certain data matches specific values or falls within a stated range. ASP.NET validators perform this function.
TreeView helps users browse hierarchical data structures (such as directories). The
TreeView renders expandable and collapsible nodes that let users drill down into the data structures. The
MultiView and the
View work very much like panels that can be swapped in and out.
Web Parts (server-side controls on steroids).
Tutorial 6 Quick Reference
How to validate Form input
ASP.NET includes a number of validator controls that check data entered via server-side controls. These controls include
To validate the input of a server-side control, drag the appropriate validator control onto the page and set the
ControlToValidateproperty to the target control
Set the other validator properties appropriately
Instantiate the child control
Add the child control to the composite control's Control collection
How to Display hierarchical data sets in an intuitive way
Either add items by hand, or bind the
TreeViewcontrol to a hierarchical data source
How to Swap between several pages of information on the same Web page
You can think of the
Viewcontrol as a miniature page managing controls
MultiViewmanages a collection of
MultiViewsupports swapping between