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Posted on 2014-10-17
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I have the following code and I'm getting this error.

Compiler Error Message: CS1061: 'PagedList.IPagedList<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>' does not contain a definition for 'FirstName' and no extension method 'FirstName' accepting a first argument of type 'PagedList.IPagedList<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>' could be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)



So does this mean this is not declared correctly?

   <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.FirstName)
        </th>


I decided to use the page list PagedList.IPagedList instead of the *@model IEnumerable

@*@model IEnumerable<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>*@

@model PagedList.IPagedList<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>
@using PagedList.Mvc;

<link href="~/Content/PagedList.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

 



@{
    ViewBag.Title = "Tweddle Phone List Master";
}

<h2>Tweddle Phone List Master</h2>

<p>
    @Html.ActionLink("Create New", "Create")
</p>

@*@using (Html.BeginForm()) { 
    <p>

        Find by Last Name or First Name: @Html.TextBox("SearchString")
        Location: @Html.DropDownList("LocationList", "All")
        <input type="submit" value="Search" />
    </p>

 }*@


@using (Html.BeginForm("Index","Tweddle Phone List Master",FormMethod.Get))
{
    <p>

        Find by Last Name or First Name: @Html.TextBox("SearchString", ViewBag.CurrentFilter as String)
        Location: @Html.DropDownList("LocationList", "All")
        <input type="submit" value="Search" />
    </p>

}




<table class="table">
    <tr>
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.LastName)
        </th>*@


        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Last Name", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.NameSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.FirstName)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Department)
        </th>
        
        
        
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Location)
        </th>*@
        
        
        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Location", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.LocationSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.ExtensionInternal)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.ExtensionDirectDial)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberMobile)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberHome)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberTextMessage)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberOther)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Terminated)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Shift)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Notes)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NameGrouping)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.LastUpdatedDT)
        </th>
        <th></th>
    </tr>

@foreach (var item in Model) {
    <tr>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.LastName)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.FirstName)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Department)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Location)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.ExtensionInternal)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.ExtensionDirectDial)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberMobile)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberHome)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberTextMessage)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberOther)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Terminated)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Shift)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Notes)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NameGrouping)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.LastUpdatedDT)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.ActionLink("Edit", "Edit", new { id=item.RecordID }) |
            @Html.ActionLink("Details", "Details", new { id=item.RecordID }) |
            @Html.ActionLink("Delete", "Delete", new { id=item.RecordID })
        </td>
    </tr>
}

</table>
Page @(Model.PageCount < Model.PageNumber ? 0 : Model.PageNumber) of @Model.PageCount

@Html.PagedListPager( Model, page => Url.Action("Index", new { page, sortOrder = ViewBag.CurrentSort, currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter }) )

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My Controller:

public ActionResult Index(String sortOrder, string currentFilter, String LocationList, String SearchString, int? page )
        {


            //var pageIndex = (page ?? 1) - 1;
            //var pageSize = 10;
            //int totalUserCount;
                        
            //Added the page watch 
            ViewBag.CurrentSort = sortOrder;

            ViewBag.NameSort = String.IsNullOrEmpty(sortOrder) ? "Name_desc" : "";
            ViewBag.LocationSort = sortOrder == "Location" ? "Location_desc" : "Location";

            if (SearchString != null)
            {

             page = 1;
                
            }
            else {
                                
                SearchString = currentFilter;                 
             }
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;
            
                       
            var PhoneResults = from r in db.MasterLists
                               select r;
                     
         
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;

                switch (sortOrder){
               
                case "Location":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Location_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Name_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                default:
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                }

                   
            var LocationListd = new List<String>();
            
            var LocationListQuerry = from r in db.MasterLists
                                     orderby r.Location
                                     select r.Location;

            LocationListd.AddRange(LocationListQuerry.Distinct());
                        ViewBag.LocationList = new SelectList(LocationListd);       
           
            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(SearchString)) {
                PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.LastName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()) ||
                     s.FirstName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()));
                            }

            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(LocationList)) { 
               PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.Location == LocationList);
                }

             //return View(db.MasterLists.ToList());
           //return View(PhoneResults.ToList());

           int pageSize = 3;
           int pageNumber = (page ?? 1);
           //
            return View(PhoneResults.ToPagedList(pageNumber, pageSize));
         
        
      }

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Question by:yguyon28
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by:käµfm³d 👽
ID: 40386695
Your model is a collection of things, but you are trying to dump out the properties of the individual things in the collection. You need to loop over the model--since it is a collection--and then dump out the properties. You're actually already doing that (it would seem). Try commenting out lines 48 - 110. Everything that remains should be fine.
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by:yguyon28
ID: 40386820
Why should I comment line 48-110, this will remove my header row... Does not work
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
ID: 40386885
I didn't look close enough at what that code was doing. It looked like a copy of the stuff below.

I'm not terribly fond of this approach, but you might try including a call to First in each header item:

e.g.

<table class="table">
    <tr>
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().LastName)
        </th>*@


        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Last Name", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.NameSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().FirstName)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().Department)
        </th>
        
        
        
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().Location)
        </th>*@
        
        
        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Location", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.LocationSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().ExtensionInternal)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().ExtensionDirectDial)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().NumberMobile)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().NumberHome)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().NumberTextMessage)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().NumberOther)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().Terminated)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().Shift)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().Notes)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().NameGrouping)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.First().LastUpdatedDT)
        </th>
        <th></th>
    </tr>

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This will fail if there are no items in the collection, so you'll want to code defensively around that.
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by:yguyon28
ID: 40387242
It does work now... But my drop down and search box doesn't work any more after implementing this solution? Yes I get a grid with all my result but they are no longer displayed in sort order by location and I can't do a search on the Name or by location on the drop down.


I get this type of error

Server Error in '/' Application.

The resource cannot be found.


View:

@*@model IEnumerable<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>*@

@model PagedList.IPagedList<MyAppPhoneListApplication.Models.MasterList>
@using PagedList.Mvc;

<link href="~/Content/PagedList.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

 



@{
    ViewBag.Title = "Tweddle Phone List Master";
}

<h2>Tweddle Phone List Master</h2>

<p>
    @Html.ActionLink("Create New", "Create")
</p>

@*@using (Html.BeginForm()) { 
    <p>

        Find by Last Name or First Name: @Html.TextBox("SearchString")
        Location: @Html.DropDownList("LocationList", "All")
        <input type="submit" value="Search" />
    </p>

 }*@


@using (Html.BeginForm("Index","Tweddle Phone List Master",FormMethod.Get))
{
    <p>

        Find by Last Name or First Name: @Html.TextBox("SearchString", ViewBag.CurrentFilter as String)
        Location: @Html.DropDownList("LocationList", "All")
        <input type="submit" value="Search" />
    </p>

}




<table class="table">
    <tr>
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.LastName)
        </th>*@


        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Last Name", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.NameSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.FirstName)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Department)
        </th>
        
        
        
        @*<th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Location)
        </th>*@
        
        
        <th>
            @Html.ActionLink("Location", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.LocationSort })
        </th>
  
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.ExtensionInternal)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.ExtensionDirectDial)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberMobile)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberHome)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberTextMessage)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NumberOther)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Terminated)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Shift)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.Notes)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.NameGrouping)
        </th>
        <th>
            @Html.DisplayNameFor(model => model.LastUpdatedDT)
        </th>
        <th></th>
    </tr>

@foreach (var item in Model) {
    <tr>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.LastName)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.FirstName)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Department)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Location)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.ExtensionInternal)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.ExtensionDirectDial)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberMobile)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberHome)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberTextMessage)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NumberOther)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Terminated)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Shift)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.Notes)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.NameGrouping)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.DisplayFor(modelItem => item.LastUpdatedDT)
        </td>
        <td>
            @Html.ActionLink("Edit", "Edit", new { id=item.RecordID }) |
            @Html.ActionLink("Details", "Details", new { id=item.RecordID }) |
            @Html.ActionLink("Delete", "Delete", new { id=item.RecordID })
        </td>
    </tr>
}

</table>
Page @(Model.PageCount < Model.PageNumber ? 0 : Model.PageNumber) of @Model.PageCount

@Html.PagedListPager( Model, page => Url.Action("Index", new { page, sortOrder = ViewBag.CurrentSort, currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter }) )

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Controller:

public ActionResult Index(String sortOrder, string currentFilter, String LocationList, String SearchString, int? page )
        {


            //var pageIndex = (page ?? 1) - 1;
            //var pageSize = 10;
            //int totalUserCount;
                        
            //Added the page watch 
            ViewBag.CurrentSort = sortOrder;

            ViewBag.NameSort = String.IsNullOrEmpty(sortOrder) ? "Name_desc" : "";
            ViewBag.LocationSort = sortOrder == "Location" ? "Location_desc" : "Location";

            if (SearchString != null)
            {

             page = 1;
                
            }
            else {
                                
                SearchString = currentFilter;                 
             }
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;
            
                       
            var PhoneResults = from r in db.MasterLists
                               select r;
                     
         
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;

                switch (sortOrder){
               
                case "Location":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Location_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Name_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                default:
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                }

                   
            var LocationListd = new List<String>();
            
            var LocationListQuerry = from r in db.MasterLists
                                     orderby r.Location
                                     select r.Location;

            LocationListd.AddRange(LocationListQuerry.Distinct());
                        ViewBag.LocationList = new SelectList(LocationListd);       
           
            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(SearchString)) {
                PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.LastName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()) ||
                     s.FirstName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()));
                            }

            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(LocationList)) { 
               PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.Location == LocationList);
                }

             //return View(db.MasterLists.ToList());
           //return View(PhoneResults.ToList());

           int pageSize = 3;
           int pageNumber = (page ?? 1);
           //
            return View(PhoneResults.ToPagedList(pageNumber, pageSize));
         
        
      }

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by:yguyon28
ID: 40387247
Not sure what is wrong with this code....

  // GET: MasterLists
        public ActionResult Index(String sortOrder, string currentFilter, String LocationList, String SearchString, int? page )
        {


            //var pageIndex = (page ?? 1) - 1;
            //var pageSize = 10;
            //int totalUserCount;
                        
            //Added the page watch 
            ViewBag.CurrentSort = sortOrder;

            ViewBag.NameSort = String.IsNullOrEmpty(sortOrder) ? "Name_desc" : "";
            ViewBag.LocationSort = sortOrder == "Location" ? "Location_desc" : "Location";

            if (SearchString != null)
            {

             page = 1;
                
            }
            else {
                                
                SearchString = currentFilter;                 
             }
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;
            
                       
            var PhoneResults = from r in db.MasterLists
                               select r;
                     
         
            ViewBag.CurrentFilter = SearchString;

                switch (sortOrder){
               
                case "Location":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Location_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.Location);
                    break;
                case "Name_desc":
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderByDescending(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                default:
                    PhoneResults = PhoneResults.OrderBy(s => s.LastName);
                    break;
                }

                   
            var LocationListd = new List<String>();
            
            var LocationListQuerry = from r in db.MasterLists
                                     orderby r.Location
                                     select r.Location;

            LocationListd.AddRange(LocationListQuerry.Distinct());
                        ViewBag.LocationList = new SelectList(LocationListd);       
           
            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(SearchString)) {
                PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.LastName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()) ||
                     s.FirstName.ToUpper().Contains(SearchString.ToUpper()));
                            }

            if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(LocationList)) { 
               PhoneResults = PhoneResults.Where(s => s.Location == LocationList);
                }

             //return View(db.MasterLists.ToList());
           //return View(PhoneResults.ToList());

           int pageSize = 10;
           int pageNumber = (page ?? 1);
           //
            return View(PhoneResults.ToPagedList(pageNumber, pageSize));
         
        
      }

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