Gets or sets the text caption displayed in the Button control.

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

Syntax
[BindableAttribute(true)]
public string Text { get; set; }
public:
[BindableAttribute(true)]
property String^ Text {
	virtual String^ get() sealed;
	virtual void set(String^ value) sealed;
}
[<BindableAttribute(true)>]
abstract Text : string with get, set
[<BindableAttribute(true)>]
override Text : string with get, set
<BindableAttribute(True)>
Public Property Text As String

Property Value

Type:

The text caption displayed in the Button control. The default value is StringEmpty.

Implements

Remarks

Use the property to specify or determine the caption to display in the Button control.

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.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the property to specify the caption displayed in the Button control.

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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Manually register the event-handling method for
        // the Click event of the Button control.
        Button1.Click += new EventHandler(this.GreetingBtn_Click);
    }

    void GreetingBtn_Click(Object sender,
                           EventArgs e)
    {
        // When the button is clicked,
        // change the button text, and disable it.

        Button clickedButton = (Button)sender;
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked...";
        clickedButton.Enabled = false;

        // Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = true;
    }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

    Sub GreetingBtn_Click(ByVal sender As Object, _
                          ByVal e As EventArgs)

        ' When the button is clicked,
        ' change the button text, and disable it.

        Dim clickedButton As Button = sender
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked..."
        clickedButton.Enabled = False

        ' Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = True
    End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Button Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
Version Information
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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