The ASP.NET Web Forms ListView control is a list-like interface that allows you to select an item or multiple items. It represents data in interactive hierarchical structure across different layouts or views.
Powerful data binding allows data to be loaded from an array of primitive data, JSON data collections, or remote data sources. It supports complex data with field mapping; different kinds of data services such as OData, OData V4, and Web API; and data formats such as XML, JSON, JSONP, CSV, and HTML tables.
The ASP.NET Web Forms ListView supports UI virtualization to provide better performance while loading huge amounts of data. This creates a fixed number of items irrespective of data volume and displays the relevant data instead of creating items.
The ASP.NET Web Forms ListView represents a nested data object structure in a list of lists. The initial screen displays the first-level list items and next level will be displayed when interacting with it.
The ASP.NET Web Forms ListView control supports multiple selection through check boxes on the right or left of the list items. This helps users select or clear a series of items without using the keyboard.
When a user clicks or taps an item, ListView enables the selection of the list item by default.
Arrange the list item content with multiline text, icons, and avatars.
The ASP.NET Web Forms ListView is also available in Angular and React frameworks that are built from their own TypeScript libraries.
Completely customize the ListView header, list item, and group header using template options. This helps users arrange their content in flexible formats like image view, multiline text view, and mixed mode.
The ListView control responds to screen sizes and adapts its contents to fit any device. It also recognizes touch gestures, enabling items to be selected or cleared when a tap or double-tap action is performed. This provides the best user experience for phones, tablets, and desktops.
In the ListView control, you have control over all the UI elements and behaviors. This provides the best experience to users through a rich set of developer-friendly APIs.