It has the following features: It is used to display the content when Formview is in read-only mode.The item template usually contains controls to display the field values of a record, as well as command buttons to edit, insert, and delete a record.The Details View supports both declarative and programmatic databinding.Details View control supports the edit, insert, delete and paging functionality.
Details View control has the properety Auto Generate Edit Button.
For inserting the new record into the database, first set the value of Auto Generate Insert Button property as True.
It will automatically generate the "New" link at the bottom of Detail View control.
Introduction The Form View control is used to display a single record from database.
It's greater flexiblity is, it displays user-defined templates instead of row fields.