ASP.NET GridView - How to use DataFormatString property for formatting fields

GridView DataFormatString property for formatting fields
GridviewFormattingFieldExample.aspx

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<head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>asp.net GridView example: how to use DataFormatString property for formatting fields</title>
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<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <h2 style="color:Navy">GridView Formatting Fields Example</h2>
        <asp:SqlDataSource 
            ID="SqlDataSource1"
            runat="server"
            ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthwindConnectionString %>"
            SelectCommand="SELECT TOP 8 ProductID, ProductName, UnitPrice FROM Products"
            >
        </asp:SqlDataSource>
        <asp:GridView 
            ID="GridView1"
            runat="server"
            DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1"
            ForeColor="AliceBlue"
            BackColor="DodgerBlue"
            BorderColor="LightSkyBlue"
            AutoGenerateColumns="false"
            HeaderStyle-BackColor="DarkBlue"
            >
            <Columns>
                <asp:BoundField HeaderText="Product ID" DataField="ProductID" />
                <asp:BoundField HeaderText="Product Name" DataField="ProductName" />                
                <asp:BoundField HeaderText="UnitPrice" DataField="UnitPrice" DataFormatString="{0:F0}" />
            </Columns>
        </asp:GridView>        
    </div>
    </form>
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