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HtmlTextWriter.GetTagName Method

Obtains the markup element associated with the specified HtmlTextWriterTag enumeration value.

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

protected virtual string GetTagName(
	HtmlTextWriterTag tagKey


Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriterTag

The HtmlTextWriterTag to obtain the markup element for.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the markup element.

If tagKey is not a valid HtmlTextWriterTag value, the GetTagName method returns an empty string ("").

The following code example demonstrates how to close a <font> element by using the WriteEndTag method. The WriteEndTag method calls the GetTagName method to convert the Font value to a string.

// Close the Font element.

.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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