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HtmlInputSubmit Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the HtmlInputSubmit class using the specified type.

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

public HtmlInputSubmit(
	string type


Type: System.String
The input button type.

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




The value of the type parameter.

The following code example demonstrates how to programmatically add HtmlInputText, HtmlInputPassword, and HtmlInputSubmit controls to a Web Forms page to create a simple login screen. This example demonstrates how you can pass various values for the type parameter, which overrides the intrinsic type of the HTML control.

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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">

<script runat="server">
  protected void page_load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (IsPostBack)
      // Add code to process the Login.


  protected void Page_Init(object sender, EventArgs e)

    // Pass "password" to make the HtmlInput control render a
    // password input type.
    HtmlInputPassword passwordText = new HtmlInputPassword();
    passwordText.MaxLength = 20;

    // Pass "submit" to make the HtmlInput control render a
    // form submit button.
    HtmlInputSubmit submitButton = new HtmlInputSubmit("submit");
    submitButton.Value = "Log On to System";


<html xmlns="" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
    <form id="Form1" runat="server">

      <table cellpadding="2">
                id="Placeholder1" />
                id="Placeholder2" />

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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