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Orientation Enumeration

Specifies the general layout of items within a composite control.

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

public enum Orientation

Member nameDescription
HorizontalLays out the elements of the control in a horizontal manner. Most controls are side-by-side, with very little stacking of controls.
VerticalLays out the elements of the control in a vertical manner. Most controls are stacked, with few controls side-by-side.

The following code example shows the results of applying different Orientation enumeration settings to the Login control.

<%@ 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>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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