Calendar.DayRender Event

Occurs when each day is created in the control hierarchy for the Calendar control.

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

public event DayRenderEventHandler DayRender
<asp:Calendar OnDayRender="DayRenderEventHandler" />

This event is raised when each day is created in the control hierarchy for the Calendar control.

Although data binding is not supported for the Calendar control, it is possible to modify the content and formatting of the individual date cells. Before the Calendar control is displayed on the Web page, it creates and assembles the components that make up the control. The DayRender event is raised when each date cell in the Calendar control is created. You can control the contents and formatting of a date cell when it is created by providing code in the event handler for the DayRender event. For more information on customizing the contents of a date cell, see OnDayRender.

NoteNote

Because the DayRender event is raised while the Calendar control is being rendered, you cannot add a control that can also raise an event, such as LinkButton. You can only add static controls, such as System.Web.UI.LiteralControl, Label, Image, and HyperLink.

For more information about handling events, see Events and Delegates.

The following code example demonstrates how to specify and code a handler for the DayRender event to make the background color yellow for the days in the displayed month. It also demonstrates how to customize the contents of a cell by adding a System.Web.UI.LiteralControl control to the cell.

<%@ Page Language="C#" 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>DayRender Event Example</title>
<script language="C#" runat="server">

      void DayRender(Object source, DayRenderEventArgs e) 
      {

         // Change the background color of the days in the month
         // to yellow.
         if (!e.Day.IsOtherMonth && !e.Day.IsWeekend)
            e.Cell.BackColor=System.Drawing.Color.Yellow;

         // Add custom text to cell in the Calendar control.
         if (e.Day.Date.Day == 18)
            e.Cell.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl("<br />Holiday"));

      }

   </script>

</head>

<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DayRender Event Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" 
                    OnDayRender="DayRender"
                    runat="server">

         <WeekendDayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </WeekendDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

   </form>

</body>
</html>
   
<%@ Page Language="C#" 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 runat="server">
    <title>Calendar DayRender Example</title>
<script runat="server">

      void DayRender(Object sender, DayRenderEventArgs e) 
      {

         // Change the background color of the days in the month
         // to yellow.
         if (!e.Day.IsOtherMonth && !e.Day.IsWeekend)
         {
            e.Cell.BackColor=System.Drawing.Color.Yellow;
         }

         // Add custom text to cell in the Calendar control.
         if (e.Day.Date.Day == 18)
         {
            e.Cell.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl("<br />Holiday"));
         }

      }

      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {

         // Manually register the event-handling method for the DayRender  
         // event of the Calendar control.
         Calendar1.DayRender += new DayRenderEventHandler(this.DayRender);

      }

   </script>

</head>

<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar DayRender Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1" 
                    runat="server">

         <WeekendDayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </WeekendDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

   </form>

</body>
</html>
   

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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