Controller.Content Method (String)

Creates a content result object by using a string.

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

Protected Friend Function Content ( _
	content As String _
) As ContentResult
Dim content As String
Dim returnValue As ContentResult

returnValue = Me.Content(content)


Type: System.String
The content to write to the response.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.ContentResult
The content result instance.

The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed.

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The example in this section shows how to use markup and code to display "Use <b> for bold text" in the browser when the Test Content link is clicked.

The following example shows markup that invokes the TestContent method.

<%= Html.ActionLink("Test Content", "TestContent", 
    new { id = true, sMsg= "Use <b> for bold text"})%> 

The following example shows the TestContent method.

<ValidateInput(False)> _ 
Public Function TestContent(ByVal id As Boolean, ByVal sMsg As String) As ActionResult 
    If id = True Then 
        Return Content(Server.HtmlEncode((sMsg.ToLower()))) 
        Return Content(Server.HtmlEncode(sMsg)) 
    End If 
End Function