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HttpResponse.Output Property

Enables output of text to the outgoing HTTP response stream.

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

public TextWriter Output { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.IO.TextWriter
A TextWriter object that enables custom output to the client.

The following example is an ASP.NET page that contains a TextBox control that has its TextMode property set to MultiLine. The page's code takes the text that a user enters in the TextMode, uses the HtmlEncode method to HTML encode it, and the Output property to display the encoded string to the page.

<%@ 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">

    // When the page is posted back, the text box's 
    // Text property value is HTML encoded and sent
    // sent to the current Response.
    void btnSubmit_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {

        if (IsPostBack)
        {
            Server.HtmlEncode(txtSubmitString.Text, Response.Output);
        }
    }

</script>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <p style="font-family:Tahoma; font-size:12">
            Enter your comments here:
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:TextBox id="txtSubmitString" runat="server" Width="181px" TextMode="MultiLine"></asp:TextBox>
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:Button id="btnSubmit" onclick="btnSubmit_Click" runat="server" Text="Submit"></asp:Button>
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:Label id="lblEncodedString" runat="server"></asp:Label>
        </p>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.

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