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This article describes an All-In-One framework sample that is available for download. This code sample demonstrates how to create an Image Gallery application by using the DataList control in ASP.NET. You can get the sample package from the following download icons.
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Technical overviewYou may find the Image Gallery is widely used in many social networking sites, personal websites and E-Business websites. For example, you may use the Image Gallery to show a library of personal uploaded images on a personal website. Slideshow is also a popular tool to display images on websites. This code sample demonstrates how to use the DataList and ImageButton controls in ASP.NET to create an Image Gallery with image navigation. You can click on a thumbnail image in the Datalist control to display a larger version of the image on the page. This sample code reads the image paths from a certain directory into a FileInfo array. Then, the FileInfo array is used to populate a custom DataTable object which is bound to the Datalist control. This code sample also implements a custom paging system that allows five images to be displayed horizontally on one page. The following link buttons are used to implement a custom paging system:
You can also set the SelectedIndex property for the DataList control to limit the number of the thumbnail images that can be selected. To indicate which image is selected, you can set the SelectedStyle property for the DataList control.
Sample OverviewThis code sample contains the following three parts:
LanguagesThis code sample is available in the following programming languages:
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ReferencesFor more information about the DataList server control, visit the following Microsoft Developer (MSDN) website:
General information about the DataList server controlFor more information about how to decide when to use the DataGrid, DataList and Repeater control, visit the following MSDN website:
How to decide when to use the DataGrid, DataList and Repeater controlFor more information about the efficient data paging with the ASP.NET 2.0 DataList control and ObjectDataSource, visit the following websit:
General information about the efficient data paging with the ASP.NET 2.0 DataList control and ObjectDataSource
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