HtmlInputHidden Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the HtmlInputHidden class.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.HtmlControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public HtmlInputHidden ()
public HtmlInputHidden ()
public function HtmlInputHidden ()

Use this constructor to create and initialize a new instance of the HtmlInputHidden class.

The following table shows the initial property value for an instance of HtmlInputHidden.


Initial Value


The "hidden" literal string.

The following code example demonstrates how to create a new instance of the HtmlInputHidden control and place it on the Web page.

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

   <script runat="server" >
      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
         // Create a new HtmlInputHidden control.
         HtmlInputHidden hidden = new HtmlInputHidden();
         hidden.ID = "HiddenValue";
         hidden.Value = "Hidden Text";

         // Add the control to the Controls collection of the
         // PlaceHolder control.

         // Display the value of the HtmlInputHidden control.
         Message.InnerHtml = 
            "This page contains an HtmlInputHidden control that contains " +
            "the value \"" + 
            ((HtmlInputHidden)Place.FindControl("HiddenValue")).Value + "\"";

   <form runat="server">
      <h3> HtmlInputHidden Constructor Example </h3> 
      <asp:PlaceHolder id="Place" runat="server"/>
         <span id="Message"  



Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0