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TextBox.AddAttributesToRender Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Adds HTML attributes and styles that need to be rendered to the specified HtmlTextWriter instance.

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

'Declaration
Protected Overrides Sub AddAttributesToRender ( _
	writer As HtmlTextWriter _
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter

An HtmlTextWriter that represents the output stream to render HTML content on the client.

This method is used primarily by control developers to insert the additional attributes and styles to the HtmlTextWriter output stream for a TextBox control. This method overrides WebControl.AddAttributesToRender.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the AddAttributesToRender method in a custom server control, so that the TextBox control text always appears bold.

Security noteSecurity Note

This example has 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.

<%@ Register TagPrefix="aspSample" Namespace="Samples.AspNet.VB.Controls" Assembly="Samples.AspNet.VB" %>
<%@ Page Language="VB" 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>Custom TextBox - AddAttributesToRender - VB.NET Example</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
            <h3>Custom TextBox - AddAttributesToRender - VB.NET Example</h3>

            <aspSample:CustomTextBoxAddAttributesToRender id="TextBox1" 
             runat="server">Hello World!</aspSample:CustomTextBoxAddAttributesToRender>
        </form>
    </body>
</html>
Imports System.Web
Imports System.Security.Permissions

Namespace Samples.AspNet.VB.Controls
    <AspNetHostingPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Level:=AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)> _
    Public NotInheritable Class CustomTextBoxAddAttributesToRender
        Inherits System.Web.UI.WebControls.TextBox

        Protected Overrides Sub AddAttributesToRender(ByVal writer As System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter)

            ' Show the TextBox text as Bold.
            writer.AddStyleAttribute(System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriterStyle.FontWeight, "bold")

            ' Call the base AddAttributesToRender method. 
            MyBase.AddAttributesToRender(writer)
        End Sub 
    End Class 
End Namespace

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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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