Statement Within Formview / Error Databinding Methods Such As Eval(), XPath() And Bind()?

Jan 22, 2010

i have a FormView, it renders fields from a SQLServer database but also much static text specific to the database value I get. I dont know if this can be done in the code behind and put all this in a function . I put it in my formview

<% If Eval("Feature1") = "Yes" Then %>
<%# Eval("Username") %> A lot of text
<% elseIf Eval("Feature1") = "No" Then %>
<%# Eval("Username") %>

A lot of different text

<% End If %>

If I do the code above I get error message:

Databinding methods such as Eval(), XPath(), and Bind() can only be used in the context of a databound control. Can this be done within the formview?

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