Why "DisplayFirstLastAutomatically" and "DisplayPreviousNextAutomatically" properties aren't working

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Juraj Ondrus asked on November 9, 2009 05:18

Why "DisplayFirstLastAutomatically" and "DisplayPreviousNextAutomatically" properties aren't working properly for pager?

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Juraj Ondrus answered on November 9, 2009 05:18

If you check those properties (set them to true in ASPX templates) it may seems that links to previous/next and first/last items don’t appear on the page even though you would expect them to show up in the pager.
Actually it could be correct behavior, however one must admit it's a little bit confusing. Documentation says this: If checked, first and last buttons of the pager will be displayed only where usable. When you set DisplayFirstLastAutomatically to true it means that first/last links will be displayed only if there is no other possibility to reach the (first/last) page. It could be in the situations when you have set e.g. GroupSize to particular number and there is still page in another group of results.

The same applies to DisplayPreviousNextAutomatically likewise.

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