CyberStore Documentation
CustomerMasterAccountControl Class

Dovetail.Ecommerce.Controls Namespace : CustomerMasterAccountControl Class
A Customer master Account control.

The CustomerMasterAccountControl can be used by Admins on the front end in order to change which customer they are associated with. By clicking on the Change Associated Customer button a drop down menu of associated customers pops-up. Clicking the Changebutton will change the associated account to the one selected.

An example of the CustomerMasterAccountControl in use is below:


When switching Customers, a confirmation message will be displayed to the shopper displaying the customer switching from and the desired new customer. Also the details in the ConfirmBox property are displayed.




Important Note:

When switching between customers, it is important to understand that if there are multiple logins active for the shopper's account at the same time, when confirmed, the switch will force all other sessions to be logged out.



Property Usage

By changing the values of the control's properties in the SitePages.config file for your Site, you can enable or disable certain behaviors, set certain defaults, alter aspects of the display or otherwise cusomtize your site's implementaion of the control.

The following describes properties pertaining to key functional areas of the control that can be configured to suit your needs.

Button Properties

There are a variety of button properties which can be customized to alter this control. These properties include the ButtonHeight property which sets a value indicating the height of the button. Similarily, the ButtonWidth sets a value indicating the width of the button. The button can be further customized by changing the button image via the ButtonImage property and the button text via the ButtonText property. Note the default button text is “Change Associated Customer”.

General Properties

The ConfirmMessage gets or sets the confirmation message.

The DisplayDropDownList gets or sets a value indicating whether the “Change Associated Customer” DrownDown is displayed.

Label Properties

The DisplayLabel gets or sets a value indicating whether the “Change Associated Customer” Label is displayed.

The LabelText gets or sets a value indicating the text of the “Change Associated Customer” Label.

Timeout Properties

The TimeoutMessage gets or sets the text of a javascript alert describing a failure to change account due to session timeout.

The TimeoutRedirectPageURL gets or sets the URL to send the user to on a session timeout. 

Properties Inherited from the Base CyberStoreBaseControl

Properties specific to the CyberStoreBaseControl can be listed in the following categories:

Override Properties

When the IgnoreControl property is set to true, all processing of a control is skipped, and the control's Visible property is set to false ensuring that it is not rendered in the resulting CyberStore page.

Contextual Properties

Contextual properties define specific details about the current instance of the control based on context. Context can be set by any number of factors including the log in state of the Shopper, the Site being visited, or the properties that have been established for a control.

The AttributesBag property is used internal to control processing and is the collection of attributes, or properties, and their values based on how the control is configured. The attributes in this property are set by processing the SitePages.config file as well as any specific declared property values in any registered sub controls. It allows for the passing down of all properties to a control and any registered sub controls.

The ComConfigUserData and Site_ID properties are read-only values made available to all CyberStore controls to aid in processing and establishing context about the Site and Shopper.

Control Markup

The following is the markup for this control.

Developer's Note:

To create a custom version of the control, copy all of the code below into a file of the same name and place it into your Site's control folder (e.g., ../YourSiteFolder/Control). The CyberStore page engine will then override the default markup with your customized version.


<%@ Control Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="CustomerMasterAccountControl.ascx.cs"
    Inherits="Dovetail.Ecommerce.Controls.CustomerMasterAccountControl" %>
<div id="CustomerMasterAccountdiv" class="CustomerMasterAccountControl" runat="server"
    <div class="CustomerMasterAccountControlLabel">
        <dx:ASPxLabel ID="CustomerMasterAccountlbl" runat="server" />
    <div class="CustomerMasterAccountControlCombo">
        <dx:ASPxComboBox ID="CustomerMasterAccountDropDown" runat="server" TextField="CustomerNumber" ValueField="Customer_ID" TextFormatString="{0} - {1}" ClearButton-DisplayMode="Always" ClearButton-Image-IconID="actions_search_16x16devav"
            ClientIDMode="Static" CssClass="FormSelect" EnableCallbackMode="true" ValueType="System.Int32" AllowMouseWheel="true" OnInit="CustomerMasterAccountDropDown_Init" Width="300" DropDownButton-Visible="true" DropDownWidth="600" Height="30" Paddings-Padding="4"
                        DisabledStyle-Border-BorderStyle="None" DisabledStyle-ForeColor="Black"
                        DisabledStyle-BackColor="Transparent" DisabledStyle-BackgroundImage-ImageUrl="nothing.gif"
                        DisabledStyle-Cursor="default" AutoPostBack="false">
                <dx:ListBoxColumn FieldName="CustomerNumber" Width="100px" />
                <dx:ListBoxColumn FieldName="Name" Width="150px" />
        <dx:ASPxButton ID="CustomerMasterAccountbtn" runat="server" OnClick="CustomerMasterAccountbtn_OnClick"
            AutoPostBack="false" ClientIDMode="Static" ClientInstanceName="CustomerMasterAccountbtn"/>
Inheritance Hierarchy


See Also


CustomerMasterAccountControl Members
Dovetail.Ecommerce.Controls Namespace