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BaseValidator.Text Property

Gets or sets the text displayed in the validation control when validation fails.

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

[PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.InnerDefaultProperty)]
public override string Text { get; set; }
<asp:BaseValidator Text="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The text displayed in the validation control when validation fails. The default is an empty string (""), which indicates that this property is not set.

Implements

ITextControl.Text

Use the Text property to specify the text to display in a validation control when validation fails. You can also display a summary of all controls that fail validation in the page by using a ValidationSummary control. To specify the text to display in a ValidationSummary control, use the ErrorMessage property.

NoteNote:

If you set the ErrorMessage property without setting the Text property, the value of the ErrorMessage property is also displayed in the validation control.

TopicLocation
Walkthrough: Validating User Input in a Web Forms PageBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications in Visual Studio

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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