HtmlTextWriter.EncodeAttributeValue Method (HtmlTextWriterAttribute, String)


Encodes the value of the specified markup attribute based on the requirements of the HttpRequest object of the current context.

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

protected virtual string EncodeAttributeValue(
	HtmlTextWriterAttribute attrKey,
	string value


Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriterAttribute

An HtmlTextWriterAttribute representing the markup attribute.

Type: System.String

A string containing the attribute value to encode.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string containing the encoded attribute value.

The EncodeAttributeValue method removes double quotation marks ("), ampersands (&), and less than signs (<) so that invalid tags are not generated, regardless of the input. The actual encoding is performed by the HtmlAttributeEncode method.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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