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Control.OnBubbleEvent Method

Determines whether the event for the server control is passed up the page's UI server control hierarchy.

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

abstract OnBubbleEvent : 
        source:Object * 
        args:EventArgs -> bool  
override OnBubbleEvent : 
        source:Object * 
        args:EventArgs -> bool

Parameters

source
Type: System.Object

The source of the event.

args
Type: System.EventArgs

An EventArgs object that contains the event data.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the event has been canceled; otherwise, false. The default is false.

ASP.NET server controls such as the Repeater, DataList and GridView Web controls can contain child controls that raise events. For example, each row in a GridView control can contain one or more buttons created dynamically by templates. Rather than each button raising an event individually, events from the nested controls are "bubbled"—that is, they are sent to the naming container. The naming container in turn raises a generic event called RowCommand with parameter values. These values allow you to determine which individual control that raised the original event. By responding to this single event, you can avoid having to write individual event-handling methods for child controls.

The following example overrides the OnBubbleEvent method in a custom ASP.NET server control, ParentControl. This method is invoked when a child control of ParentControl calls the RaiseBubbleEvent method. When this happens, the ParentControl class writes two strings to the containing ASP.NET page, the first stating that its OnBubbleEvent method has been called, the second identifying the source control of the RaiseBubbleEvent method.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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