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Login.Orientation Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies the position of the elements of the Login control on the page.

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

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

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.Orientation
One the Orientation enumeration values. The default is Vertical.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The Orientation property is not set to a valid Orientation enumeration value.

The Orientation property determines whether to display the Login control in a vertical format, with the UserName text entry field above the Password text entry field, or in a horizontal format, with the UserName text entry field next to the Password text entry field.

The following code example shows the effect of changing the Orientation property.

<%@ 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 changeOrientation_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) 
    {
        if (Login1.Orientation == Orientation.Vertical)
            Login1.Orientation = Orientation.Horizontal;
        else
            Login1.Orientation = Orientation.Vertical;
    }

</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 style="text-align:center; border-width:1">
                <tr>
                    <td>
                        <asp:Login id="Login1" runat="server" Orientation="Vertical" CreateUserText="Create a new user..."
                            CreateUserUrl="newUser.aspx" HelpPageText="Help logging in..." HelpPageUrl="help.aspx"
                            PasswordRecoveryText="Recover your password..." PasswordRecoveryUrl="getPass.aspx"></asp:Login>
                    </td>
                </tr>
                <tr>
                    <td align="center">
                        <asp:Button id="changeOrientation" Text="Change Orientration" runat="Server" OnClick="changeOrientation_Click"></asp:Button>
                    </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

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