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Calendar.TodayDayStyle Property

Gets the style properties for today's date on the Calendar control.

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

[PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.InnerProperty)]
public TableItemStyle TodayDayStyle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.TableItemStyle
A TableItemStyle that contains the style properties for today's date on the Calendar control. The default value is an empty TableItemStyle.

Use this property to specify the style for today's date on the Calendar control. If the TodayDayStyle property is not set, the style specified in the DayStyle property is used.

For more information on the different style properties that can be controlled, see TableItemStyle.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the TodayDayStyle property to specify a blue background color and a yellow foreground color for today's date.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Calendar Example</title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" runat="server">

         <TodayDayStyle BackColor="Blue"
                        ForeColor="Yellow">
         </TodayDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

   </form>       

</body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script runat="server" >

      void Selection_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {

         // Set the background color for today's date in the Calendar.
         Calendar1.TodayDayStyle.BackColor = 
            System.Drawing.Color.FromName(ColorList.SelectedItem.Value);

      }

   </script>

<head runat="server">
    <title> Calendar TodayDayStyle Example </title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3> Calendar TodayDayStyle Example </h3>

      Select a background color for today's date in the calendar.

      <br /><br /> 

      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1"
           ShowGridLines="True" 
           ShowTitle="True"
           runat="server"/>

      <br /><br />

      <table cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <td>

               Background color:

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:DropDownList id="ColorList"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnSelectedIndexChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server">

                  <asp:ListItem Selected="True" Value="White"> White </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Silver"> Silver </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkGray"> Dark Gray </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Khaki"> Khaki </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkKhaki"> Dark Khaki </asp:ListItem>

               </asp:DropDownList>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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