HtmlEditorVariablesBuilder.DataSource(Func<DataSourceFactory, OptionsOwnerBuilder>) Method

Binds variables to data, allows you to configure data access from different sources: API controllers, Razor page handlers, OData services, arrays, and more.

Namespace: DevExtreme.AspNet.Mvc.Builders

Assembly: DevExtreme.AspNet.Core.dll

Declaration

public HtmlEditorVariablesBuilder DataSource(
    Func<DataSourceFactory, OptionsOwnerBuilder> configurator
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
configurator Func<DataSourceFactory, OptionsOwnerBuilder>

A function that allows you to configure access to data.

Returns

Type Description
HtmlEditorVariablesBuilder

A reference to this instance after the method is called.

Remarks

To specify a data source, use a lambda expression. The lambda parameter is a DataSourceFactory class instance that provides methods to configure data access from different sources.

The following example demonstrates how to bind variables to an API controller:

@(Html.DevExtreme().HtmlEditor()
    .Variables(variables => variables
        .DataSource(ds => ds.Mvc()
            .Controller("MyDataController")
            .LoadAction("Get")
            .Key("ID")
        )
    )
)
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