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Login.LoginButtonType Property

Gets or sets the type of button to use when rendering the Login button.

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

public virtual ButtonType LoginButtonType { get; set; }
<asp:Login LoginButtonType="ButtonType" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ButtonType
One of the ButtonType enumeration values. The default is Button.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The LoginButtonType property is not set to a valid ButtonType enumeration value.

The LoginButtonType property determines the type of button to use for the Login control's login button. The following table describes the different button types.

LoginButtonType setting

Type of button rendered

Button

An HTML button with the text specified in the LoginButtonText property.

Image

An image. The URL of the image is specified in the LoginButtonImageUrl property. The string specified in the LoginButtonText property is used as alternate text for the image.

Link

An HTML link with the text specified in the LoginButtonText property.

When the LoginButtonType property is set to Button or Link, the content of the LoginButtonImageUrl property is ignored.

The following code example shows the different types of login buttons available for the Login control.

Security noteSecurity Note

This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="false" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

    void changeButton_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e) 
    {
      if (ChooseButtonType.SelectedValue == "Button")
      {
        Login1.LoginButtonType = ButtonType.Button;
      }
      if (ChooseButtonType.SelectedValue == "Image")
      {
        Login1.LoginButtonType = ButtonType.Image;
      }
      if (ChooseButtonType.SelectedValue == "Link")
      {
        Login1.LoginButtonType = ButtonType.Link;
      }

      Login1.LoginButtonText = Server.HtmlEncode(buttonText.Text);
    }

</script>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
     <form id="form1" runat="server">
       <table>
           <tr>
             <td>Login Button Text:
             </td>
             <td>
               <asp:TextBox id="buttonText" 
                            runat="server"
                            Text="Login"></asp:TextBox>
             </td>
             <td>Button Type:
             </td>
             <td>
               <asp:DropDownList id="ChooseButtonType" 
                                 runat="server">
                 <asp:ListItem value="Button"
                               selected="true"></asp:ListItem>
                 <asp:ListItem value="Image"></asp:ListItem>
                 <asp:ListItem value="Link"></asp:ListItem>
               </asp:DropDownList>
             </td>
             <td>
                        <asp:Button id="changeButton" runat="server" Text="Change" OnClick="changeButton_Click"></asp:Button>
             </td>
           </tr>
           <tr>
             <td colspan="4" 
                 align="center">
             <asp:Login id="Login1" 
                        runat="server" 
                        LoginButtonType="Image" 
                        LoginButtonText="Log in to Web Site."
                        LoginButtonImageUrl="images\login.png">
             </asp:Login>
             </td>
           </tr>
        </table>
     </form>
  </body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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