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ObjectDataSource.Constructor Property

Specifies an object that enables an ObjectDataSource to access constructor parameters.

Namespace:DevExpress.DataAccess.ObjectBinding
Assembly:DevExpress.DataAccess.v19.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: ObjectConstructorInfo
An ObjectConstructorInfo value.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

If it is required that on calling the Fill method, an ObjectDataSource should create an instance of the type specified by its DataSource property, use the Constructor property to specify the required constructor parameters. To assign a constructor without parameters, use the static ObjectConstructorInfo.Default object.

For a code sample, see the following example online: How to programmatically generate ObjectDataSource and map object data source constructor parameters to report parameters.

Set this property to null for the ObjectDataSource to never try to create an object instance (if you need to manually create and assign it, or when binding to a static member).

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