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DropDownList Properties

The properties of the DropDownList class are listed here. For a complete list of DropDownList class members, see the DropDownList Members topic.

Public Properties

public propertyAccessKey (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the access key (underlined letter) that allows you to quickly navigate to the Web server control.
public propertyAttributes (inherited from WebControl) Gets the collection of arbitrary attributes (for rendering only) that do not correspond to properties on the control.
public propertyAutoPostBack (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets a value indicating whether a postback to the server automatically occurs when the user changes the list selection.
public propertyBackColor (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the background color of the Web server control.
public propertyBorderColor Overridden. Gets or sets the border color of the control.
public propertyBorderStyle Overridden. Gets or sets the border style of the control.
public propertyBorderWidth Overridden. Gets or sets the border width for the control.
public propertyClientID (inherited from Control) Gets the server control identifier generated by ASP.NET.
public propertyControls (inherited from Control) Gets a ControlCollection object that represents the child controls for a specified server control in the UI hierarchy.
public propertyControlStyle (inherited from WebControl) Gets the style of the Web server control. This property is used primarily by control developers.
public propertyControlStyleCreated (inherited from WebControl) Gets a value indicating whether a Style object has been created for the ControlStyle property. This property is primarily used by control developers.
public propertyCssClass (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) class rendered by the Web server control on the client.
public propertyDataMember (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets the specific table in the DataSource to bind to the control.
public propertyDataSource (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets the data source that populates the items of the list control.
public propertyDataTextField (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets the field of the data source that provides the text content of the list items.
public propertyDataTextFormatString (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets the formatting string used to control how data bound to the list control is displayed.
public propertyDataValueField (inherited from ListControl) Gets or sets the field of the data source that provides the value of each list item.
public propertyEnabled (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the Web server control is enabled.
public propertyEnableViewState (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the server control persists its view state, and the view state of any child controls it contains, to the requesting client.
public propertyFont (inherited from WebControl) Gets the font properties associated with the Web server control.
public propertyForeColor (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the foreground color (typically the color of the text) of the Web server control.
public propertyHeight (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the height of the Web server control.
public propertyID (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the programmatic identifier assigned to the server control.
public propertyItems (inherited from ListControl) Gets the collection of items in the list control.
public propertyNamingContainer (inherited from Control) Gets a reference to the server control's naming container, which creates a unique namespace for differentiating between server controls with the same Control.ID property value.
public propertyPage (inherited from Control) Gets a reference to the Page instance that contains the server control.
public propertyParent (inherited from Control) Gets a reference to the server control's parent control in the page control hierarchy.
public propertySelectedIndex Overridden. Gets or sets the index of the selected item in the DropDownList control.
public propertySelectedItem (inherited from ListControl) Gets the selected item with the lowest index in the list control.
public propertySelectedValue (inherited from ListControl) Gets the value of the selected item in the list control, or selects the item in the list control that contains the specified value.
public propertySite (inherited from Control) Gets information about the Web site to which the server control belongs.
public propertyStyle (inherited from WebControl) Gets a collection of text attributes that will be rendered as a style attribute on the outer tag of the Web server control.
public propertyTabIndex (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the tab index of the Web server control.
public propertyTemplateSourceDirectory (inherited from Control) Gets the virtual directory of the Page or UserControl that contains the current server control.
public propertyToolTip Overridden. Gets or sets the ToolTip text displayed when the mouse pointer rests over the control.
public propertyUniqueID (inherited from Control) Gets the unique, hierarchically-qualified identifier for the server control.
public propertyVisible (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a server control is rendered as UI on the page.
public propertyWidth (inherited from WebControl) Gets or sets the width of the Web server control.

Protected Properties

protected propertyChildControlsCreated (inherited from Control) Gets a value that indicates whether the server control's child controls have been created.
protected propertyContext (inherited from Control) Gets the HttpContext object associated with the server control for the current Web request.
protected propertyEvents (inherited from Control) Gets a list of event handler delegates for the control. This property is read-only.
protected propertyHasChildViewState (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the current server control's child controls have any saved view-state settings.
protected propertyIsTrackingViewState (inherited from Control) Gets a value that indicates whether the server control is saving changes to its view state.
protected propertyTagKey (inherited from WebControl) Gets the System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriterTag value that corresponds to this Web server control. This property is used primarily by control developers.
protected propertyTagName (inherited from WebControl) Gets the name of the control tag. This property is used primarily by control developers.
protected propertyViewState (inherited from Control) Gets a dictionary of state information that allows you to save and restore the view state of a server control across multiple requests for the same page.
protected propertyViewStateIgnoresCase (inherited from Control) Gets a value that indicates whether the StateBag object is case-insensitive.

See Also

DropDownList Class | System.Web.UI.WebControls Namespace

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