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Sample For To List, Sort, Search Data and Add Pagination in ASP.NET MVC 5

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9 Feb 2014CPOL
Sample For To List, Sort, Search Data and Add Pagination in ASP.NET MVC 5

This article has the goal to show a sample to list data, sort data, search data and add pagination.

First, install the nuget package for PagedList.MVC.

pagedList.MVC install

Complete Code

The controller products:

C#
public class ProductsController : Controller
   {
       private readonly ICommandBus _commandBus;
       private readonly IBrandRepository _brandRepository;
       private readonly ICategoryRepository _categoryRepository;
       private readonly IProductRepository _productRepository;
       private readonly IProductImageRepository _productImageRepository;
       private readonly IUserRepository _userRepository;
       private const int PageSize = 10;

       public ProductsController(ICommandBus commandBus,
                                   IBrandRepository brandRepository,
                                   ICategoryRepository categoryRepository,
                                   IProductRepository productRepository,
                                   IProductImageRepository productImageRepository,
                                   IUserRepository userRepository)
       {
           _commandBus = commandBus;
           _brandRepository = brandRepository;
           _categoryRepository = categoryRepository;
           _productRepository = productRepository;
           _productImageRepository = productImageRepository;
           _userRepository = userRepository;
       }

       public ActionResult Index(string sortOrder, string currentFilter,
            string searchByName,string searchByDescription, string searchByUser,
            string searchByBrand, string searchByCategory, int? page)
       {
           if (searchByName != null)
           {
               page = 1;
           }
           else
           {
               searchByName = currentFilter;
           }

           var efmvcUser = HttpContext.User.GetEFMVCUser();
           var user = _userRepository.GetById(efmvcUser.UserId);

           SetCollectionForFilter(user);

           ViewBag.CurrentSort = sortOrder;
           ViewBag.NameSortParm = String.IsNullOrEmpty(sortOrder) ? "NameDesc" : "";
           ViewBag.DescriptionSortParm = sortOrder ==
                       "Description" ? "DescriptionDesc" : "Description";
           ViewBag.UserSortParm = sortOrder == "User" ? "UserDesc" : "User";
           ViewBag.PriceSortParm = sortOrder == "Price" ? "PriceDesc" : "Price";
           ViewBag.CategorySortParm = sortOrder == "Category" ? "CategoryDesc" : "Category";
           ViewBag.BrandSortParm = sortOrder == "Brand" ? "BrandDesc" : "Brand";

           ViewBag.CurrentFilter = searchByName;
           ViewBag.DescriptionFilter = searchByDescription;
           ViewBag.UserParam = searchByUser;
           ViewBag.BrandParam = searchByBrand;
           ViewBag.CategoryParm = searchByCategory;

           int pageIndex = 1;
           pageIndex = page.HasValue ? Convert.ToInt32(page) : 1;

           // filter
           IList<Product> products = _productRepository.GetMany
                         (b => b.CompanyId == user.CompanyId).ToList();
           if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(searchByName))
           {
               products = products.Where(b => b.Name.ToUpper().Contains
                                (searchByName.ToUpper())).ToList();
           }

           if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(searchByDescription))
           {
               products = products.Where(b => b.Description.ToUpper().Contains
                          (searchByDescription.ToUpper())).ToList();
           }

           if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(searchByUser))
           {
               products = products.Where(x => x.User.DisplayName == searchByUser).ToList();
           }

           if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(searchByBrand))
           {
               products = products.Where(x => x.Brand.Name == searchByBrand).ToList();
           }

           if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(searchByCategory))
           {
               products = products.Where(x => x.Category.Name == searchByCategory).ToList();
           }
           // Sort
           IPagedList<Product> productsToReturn = null;
           switch (sortOrder)
           {
               case "NameDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                            (b => b.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "User":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                            (b => b.User.DisplayName).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "UserDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                            (b => b.User.DisplayName).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "Description":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                            (b => b.Description).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "DescriptionDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                            (b => b.Description).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "Price":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                           (b => b.Price).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "PriceDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                           (b => b.Price).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "Brand":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                          (b => b.Brand.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "BrandDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                         (b => b.Brand.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "Category":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                          (c => c.Category.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               case "CategoryDesc":
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderByDescending
                          (c => c.Category.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
               default:  // Name ascending
                   productsToReturn = products.OrderBy
                          (b => b.Name).ToPagedList(pageIndex, PageSize);
                   break;
           }

           return View(productsToReturn);
       }

       private void SetCollectionForFilter(User user)
       {
           var users = new List<string>();
           var usersQuery = from d in _userRepository.GetMany(b => b.CompanyId == user.CompanyId)
                            orderby d.DisplayName
                            select d.DisplayName;
           users.AddRange(usersQuery.Distinct());
           ViewBag.SearchByUser = new SelectList(users);

           var brands = new List<string>();
           var brandsQuery = from brand in _brandRepository.GetMany
                                 (b => b.CompanyId == user.CompanyId)
                             orderby brand.Name
                             select brand.Name;
           brands.AddRange(brandsQuery.Distinct());
           ViewBag.SearchByBrand = new SelectList(brands);

           var categories = new List<string>();
           var categoriesQuery = from category in _categoryRepository.GetMany
                                     (b => b.CompanyId == user.CompanyId)
                                 orderby category.Name
                                 select category.Name;
           categories.AddRange(categoriesQuery.Distinct());
           ViewBag.SearchByCategory = new SelectList(categories);
       }

The View – Index:

ASP.NET
@model IEnumerable<BackOffice.Model.Entities.Product>
@{
    ViewBag.Title = "Products";
}

<h2>Products</h2>
<div id="divProductList">
    @Html.Partial("_ProductList",Model)
</div>

The partial view: _ProductsList:

ASP.NET
@using EFMVC.Web.Core.Extensions
@using PagedList.Mvc
@model PagedList.IPagedList<BackOffice.Model.Entities.Product>
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        //for table row
        $("tr:even").css("background-color", "#A8A8A8");
        $("tr:odd").css("background-color", "#FFFFFF");

    });
</script>
@{
     var user = HttpContext.Current.User.GetEFMVCUser();
}

<p>
    @Html.ActionLink("Create new product","Create")
</p>
<div>
@using (Html.BeginForm("Index", "Products", FormMethod.Get))
{
    <p>
        <b>Filter by:</b><br/> 
        <b>Name</b> @Html.TextBox("SearchByName", ViewBag.CurrentFilter as string) 
        <b>Description</b> 
        @Html.TextBox("SearchByDescription", ViewBag.DescriptionFilter as string)
        <br/>
        <b>Category</b>
          @Html.DropDownList("SearchByCategory", "All categories")
         <b>Brand</b>
          @Html.DropDownList("SearchByBrand", "All brands")
        @if (user.RoleName == EFMVC.Web.Core.Models.Roles.Admin)
         {   
             <b>User</b>
             @Html.DropDownList("SearchByUser", "All users")
         }
        <input type="submit" value="Search" />
    </p>
} 
</div>
@if(Model.Count>0)
{
        <table>
            <tr>
                 <th style="width:100px">
                     @Html.ActionLink("Name", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.NameSortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                    ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = ViewBag.CategoryParam})
                 </th>
                <th style="width:150px">@Html.ActionLink("Description", "Index", new { 
                                                            sortOrder = ViewBag.DescriptionSortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                    ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = 
                                                                ViewBag.CategoryParam})</th>
                <th style="width:100px">@Html.ActionLink("Category", "Index", new { 
                                                            sortOrder = ViewBag.CategorySortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                  ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = 
                                                               ViewBag.CategoryParam})</th>
                <th style="width:100px">@Html.ActionLink("Brand", "Index", new { 
                                                            sortOrder = ViewBag.BrandSortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = 
                                                                ViewBag.CategoryParam})</th>
                <th style="width:100px">@Html.ActionLink("Price", "Index", new { 
                                                            sortOrder = ViewBag.PriceSortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                  ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = 
                                                                  ViewBag.CategoryParam})</th>
                <th>Link</th>
                <th>Images</th>
                @if (user.RoleName == EFMVC.Web.Core.Models.Roles.Admin)
                {
                     <th style="width:100px">
                     @Html.ActionLink("User", "Index", new { sortOrder = ViewBag.UserSortParm, 
                                                            currentFilter=ViewBag.CurrentFilter,
                                                            searchByDescription = 
                                                                  ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                            searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                            searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                            searchByCategory = ViewBag.CategoryParam})
                 </th>
                }
                <th style="width:120px"></th>
            </tr>
            @foreach (var item in Model)
            {
                <tr>
                    <td>
                        @item.Name
                    </td>
                    <td>
                        @item.ShortDescription
                    </td> 
                    <td>
                      <a href="@Url.Content("/Categories/Details/" + @item.Category.Id)" 
                            target="_blank">@item.Category.Name</a>
                    </td> 
                    <td>
                      <a href="@Url.Content("/Brands/Details/" + @item.Brand.Id)" 
                            target="_blank">@item.Brand.Name</a>
                    </td> 
                    <td>
                        @item.PriceToString
                    </td>  
                    <td>
                       <a href="@item.Link" target="_blank">link</a> 
                    </td>  
                    <td>
                        <img width="100" src='@Url.Action
                        ("getimage/" + @item.Id+"/0", "Products")' />
                        <img width="100" src='@Url.Action
                        ("getimage/" + @item.Id+"/1", "Products")' />
                        <img width="100" src='@Url.Action
                        ("getimage/" + @item.Id+"/2", "Products")' />
                    </td>
                     @if (user.RoleName == EFMVC.Web.Core.Models.Roles.Admin)
                     {
                     <td>@item.User.DisplayName</td>
                     }
                    <td>
                        @Html.ActionLink("Edit", "Edit", new {id = item.Id})
                        @Html.ActionLink("Details", "Details", new {id = item.Id})
                        @Ajax.ActionLink("Delete", "Delete", new {id = item.Id},
                            new AjaxOptions
                            {
                                Confirm = "Would you like to delete the selected product?", 
                                           HttpMethod = "Post",
                                UpdateTargetId = "divProductList"
                            })  
                    </td>
                </tr>
            }
        </table>

        <br />
        <div id='Paging' style="text-align: center">
            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,
                                                               searchByDescription = 
                                                                    ViewBag.DescriptionFilter,
                                                               searchByUser=ViewBag.UserParam,
                                                               searchByBrand=ViewBag.BrandParam, 
                                                               searchByCategory = 
                                                                     ViewBag.CategoryParam}))
        </div>
    }
else
{
    if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(ViewBag.CurrentFilter) && 
        string.IsNullOrEmpty(ViewBag.BrandParam) &&
        string.IsNullOrEmpty(ViewBag.CategoryParam &&
        string.IsNullOrEmpty(ViewBag.DescriptionFilter)))
    {
         <p>There aren´t any product created.</p>
    }
    else
    {
        <p>There aren´t any product for the selected search.</p>
    }
}

Result

products

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)



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