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GenerateRouteLink Method (RequestContext, RouteCollection, String, String, RouteValueDictionary, IDictionary(String, Object))

HtmlHelper.GenerateRouteLink Method (RequestContext, RouteCollection, String, String, RouteValueDictionary, IDictionary(Of String, Object))

Generates an HTML anchor element (a element) that links to the specified URL route.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GenerateRouteLink ( _
	requestContext As RequestContext, _
	routeCollection As RouteCollection, _
	linkText As String, _
	routeName As String, _
	routeValues As RouteValueDictionary, _
	htmlAttributes As IDictionary(Of String, Object) _
) As String
'Usage
Dim requestContext As RequestContext 
Dim routeCollection As RouteCollection 
Dim linkText As String 
Dim routeName As String 
Dim routeValues As RouteValueDictionary 
Dim htmlAttributes As IDictionary(Of String, Object)
Dim returnValue As String 

returnValue = HtmlHelper.GenerateRouteLink(requestContext, _
	routeCollection, linkText, routeName, _
	routeValues, htmlAttributes)

Parameters

requestContext
Type: System.Web.Routing.RequestContext

The context of the HTTP request.

routeCollection
Type: System.Web.Routing.RouteCollection

The collection of URL routes.

linkText
Type: System.String

The text caption to display for the link.

routeName
Type: System.String

The name of the route that is used to return a virtual path.

routeValues
Type: System.Web.Routing.RouteValueDictionary

An object that contains the parameters for a route.

htmlAttributes
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary(Of String, Object)

An object that contains the HTML attributes for the element.

Return Value

Type: System.String
An HTML element that links to the specified URL route.
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