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PagesSection.MaxPageStateFieldLength Property

Gets or sets the maximum number of characters that a single view-state field can contain.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("maxPageStateFieldLength", DefaultValue = )]
public int MaxPageStateFieldLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The maximum number of characters that a single view-state field can contain.

Page and control view state is stored in hidden view-state fields when the page or control is rendered. If the length of the data stored exceeds the MaxPageStateFieldLength value, then the data is split between multiple view-state fields.

The following code example shows how to use the MaxPageStateFieldLength property.

// Get the current MaxPageStateFieldLength property value.
    "Current MaxPageStateFieldLength value: '{0}'",

// Set the MaxPageStateFieldLength property to 4098.
pagesSection.MaxPageStateFieldLength = 4098;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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