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TemplateBasedControl.DefaultAlternateTemplateName Property

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Gets the name of the default alternate rendering template.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

protected virtual string DefaultAlternateTemplateName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String object that names a rendering template.

Notes to Inheritors

The default implementation always returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

In derived classes, the DefaultAlternateTemplateName property contains the value of the ID attribute of a <RenderingTemplate> element in an .aspx file that is located in the following folder:

C:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\web server extensions\12\template\controltemplates

The ID attribute identifies the RenderingTemplate object that can be used as a fallback template if the AlternateTemplateName property is called before it has been set or, if for any reason, the template it names cannot be used.

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