RepositoryItemLookUpEdit.GetDataSourceRowByDisplayValue(Object) Method

Returns a data source row containing the specified RepositoryItemLookUpEditBase.DisplayMember field value.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v21.2.dll

Declaration

public virtual object GetDataSourceRowByDisplayValue(
    object displayValue
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
displayValue Object

The value of the RepositoryItemLookUpEditBase.DisplayMember field for the row to be located.

Returns

Type Description
Object

An object representing the data source record containing the specified value. null (Nothing in Visual Basic) if no record with the specified value in the RepositoryItemLookUpEditBase.DisplayMember field was found.

Remarks

The lookup editor displays values from the associated data source field specified by the RepositoryItemLookUpEditBase.DisplayMember property. The GetDataSourceRowByDisplayValue method searches for the specified value within this field and returns an object representing the first found record.

The GetDataSourceRowByDisplayValue method’s return value depends upon the type of the underlying data source. If the data source is a System.Data.DataTable or a System.Data.DataView, this method returns a System.Data.DataRowView object. If the data source is a custom list of items, the appropriate list item is returned.

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