If this is not the case, please first read Accessing and Updating Data in ASP.
NET: Updating Basics.) A List View control that supports editing typically includes an Edit button with each item that, when clicked, displays that item's editing interface.
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The Grid View and Details View controls offer built-in editing functionality that can be turned on with the tick of a checkbox.
Without writing a line of declarative markup or server-side source code, the page developer gets a decent out of the box editing interface.
Namely, each field in the Grid View or Details View is rendered in its editing interface; Bound Fields display a Text Box control while Check Box Fields display an enabled checkbox.
The reason is because the List View is defined by templates whereas the Grid View and Details View are defined by fields.