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ChildActionExtensions.Action Method (HtmlHelper, String, String)

Invokes the specified child action method using the specified controller name and returns the result as an HTML string.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

public static function Action(
	htmlHelper : HtmlHelper, 
	actionName : String, 
	controllerName : String
) : MvcHtmlString

Parameters

htmlHelper
Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper
The HTML helper instance that this method extends.
actionName
Type: System.String
The name of the action method to invoke.
controllerName
Type: System.String
The name of the controller that contains the action method.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
The child action result as an HTML string.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936.aspx or http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977.aspx.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The htmlHelper parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

The actionName parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.

InvalidOperationException

The required virtual path data cannot be found.

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