.NET Framework Class Library
ButtonText Property

Gets or sets the text caption displayed in the Button control.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%](True)> _
Public Property Text As [%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%]
[[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%](true)]
public [%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%] Text { get; set; }
[[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%](true)]
public:
virtual property [%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]^ Text {
	[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_2%]^ get () sealed;
	void set ([%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_3%]^ value) sealed;
}
[<[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%](true)>]
abstract Text : [%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%] with get, set
[<[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_2%](true)>]
override Text : [%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_3%] with get, set
<asp:[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_4_0_0%] Text="[%$TOPIC/1yzsedby_en-us_VS_110_2_0_4_0_1%]" />

Property Value

Type: SystemString
The text caption displayed in the Button control. The default value is StringEmpty.

Implements

IButtonControlText
Remarks

Use the Text property to specify or determine the caption to display in the Button control.

The value of this property, when set, can be saved automatically to a resource file by using a designer tool. For more information, see LocalizableAttribute and ASP.NET Globalization and Localization.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Text property to specify the caption displayed in the Button control.

<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

    Sub GreetingBtn_Click(ByVal sender As Object, _
                          ByVal e As EventArgs)

        ' When the button is clicked,
        ' change the button text, and disable it.

        Dim clickedButton As Button = sender
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked..."
        clickedButton.Enabled = False

        ' Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = True
    End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Button Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Manually register the event-handling method for
        // the Click event of the Button control.
        Button1.Click += new EventHandler(this.GreetingBtn_Click);
    }

    void GreetingBtn_Click(Object sender,
                           EventArgs e)
    {
        // When the button is clicked,
        // change the button text, and disable it.

        Button clickedButton = (Button)sender;
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked...";
        clickedButton.Enabled = false;

        // Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = true;
    }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
Platforms

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.