I want to have a web part which displays a list of items. This would not be a sharepoint list but a list from multiple datasources e.g. output has a total of 8 columns

2 columns are from a sharepoint list (Users) 2 columns are from a custom sharepoint list 3 columns are accessed from a web service to a external system (e.g. share price from yahoo) 1 columns is calculated (complex calculation) using the other 5 columns

How would i do this? What controls/objects would i need?


You want to use the Content Query Web part.

Take a look at this designer link

  • would this work with web service calls? – user1786107 Nov 8 '12 at 11:35
  • No. If you want to use web services then you will need a custom webpart/control to deal with the data. – Hugh Wood Nov 8 '12 at 11:35
  • Im thinking about creating a data table and populating it and binding this to SPGridView. Can you think of any better ways? – user1786107 Nov 8 '12 at 11:43
  • If that is how you want the data to display, then it is a good way. – Hugh Wood Nov 8 '12 at 11:51

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