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TreeNodeBinding.Text Property

Gets or sets the text that is displayed for the node to which the TreeNodeBinding object is applied.

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

public string Text { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The text displayed for the node to which the TreeNodeBinding object is applied. The default is an empty string ("").

When the TreeView control is bound to a data source, use the Text property to specify the value to bind to the Text property of a TreeNode object. This binding relationship affects all TreeNode objects to which the TreeNodeBinding object is applied. The Text property is used to specify the text displayed in a node.

NoteNote

You can selectively override the Text property by setting the Text property of each node directly.

Instead of using the Text property to bind the same text to each node, you can bind the Text property of a TreeNode object to a field of a data source by setting the TextField property.

The value of this property is stored in view state.

The value of this property, when set, can be saved automatically to a resource file by using a designer tool. For more information, see LocalizableAttribute and ASP.NET Globalization and Localization.

This section contains two code examples. The first code example demonstrates how to use the Text property to specify the value to display for a node to which the TreeNodeBinding object is applied. The second code example provides sample XML data for the first code example.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Text property to specify the value to display for a node to which the TreeNodeBinding object is applied. For this example to work correctly, you must copy the sample XML data, provided after this code example, to a file named Booklist.xml.


<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!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 runat="server">
    <title>TreeViewBinding Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>TreeViewBinding Example</h3>

      <!-- Set the Text, ImageUrl, ImageToolTip, -->
      <!-- NavigateUrl, Value, and ToolTip       -->
      <!-- properties of a TreeNodeBinding       -->
      <!-- object declaratively.                 -->   
      <asp:TreeView id="BookTreeView" 
        DataSourceID="BookXmlDataSource"
        Target="_blank" 
        runat="server">

        <DataBindings>
          <asp:TreeNodeBinding DataMember="Books" 
            Depth="0" 
            TextField="Text"/>
          <asp:TreeNodeBinding DataMember="Book" 
            Depth="1" 
            Text="Book Title" 
            ImageUrl="Image.jpg"
            ImageToolTip="Book Image" 
            NavigateUrl="http://www.microsoft.com" 
            Value="BookID" 
            ToolTip="Book Information"/>
          <asp:TreeNodeBinding DataMember="Description" 
            Depth="2" 
            TextField="Text"/>
          <asp:TreeNodeBinding DataMember="Price" 
            Depth="2" 
            TextField="Value"/>
        </DataBindings>

      </asp:TreeView>

      <asp:XmlDataSource id="BookXmlDataSource"  
        DataFile="Booklist.xml"
        runat="server">
      </asp:XmlDataSource>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

The following code example provides sample XML data for the preceding code example.

<Books Text="Books List">
    <Book Text="Book Title One"
        Value="1" 
        Image="Bookimage1.jpg"
        ImageToolTip="Book 1 Photo" 
        Nav="http://www.microsoft.com"
        Tip="Book Title 1">
        <Description Text="Book Description">
        </Description>
        <Price Value="$1.99">
        </Price>
        <Author Text="Author Name"
            Value="LastName" 
            Image="Authorimage1.jpg" 
            Nav="http://www.microsoft.com"
            Tip="Author Name">
        </Author>
    </Book>
    <Book Text="Book Title Two"
        Value="2" 
        Image="Bookimage2.jpg"
        ImageToolTip="Book 2 Photo" 
        Nav="http://www.microsoft.com"
        Tip="Click Me">
        <Description Text="Book Description">
        </Description>
        <Price Value="$2.99">
        </Price>
        <Author Text="Author Name"
            Value="LastName" 
            Image="Authorimage2.jpg" 
            Nav="http://www.microsoft.com"
            Tip="Author Name">
        </Author>
    </Book>
</Books>

.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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