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ControlCollection.Remove Method

Removes the specified server control from the parent server control's ControlCollection object.

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

public virtual void Remove(
	Control value


Type: System.Web.UI.Control

The server control to be removed.

To remove a control from an index location, use the RemoveAt method.

The following code example uses the Remove method to delete a child control from the myButton server control. First the code uses the Contains method to determine whether the myChildControl is contained in the ControlCollection object, and, if it is, removes it.

// Use the Contains method to check whether
// a child control exists, and if it does,
// use the Remove method to delete it.        
if (myButton.Controls.Contains(myChildControl))
   msgRemove.Text = "You removed myLiteralControl.";
else msgRemove.Text="The control to remove does not exist." ;

.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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