LabelExtensions.LabelFor<TModel, TValue> Method (HtmlHelper<TModel>, Expression<Func<TModel, TValue>>)

Returns an HTML label element and the property name of the property that is represented by the specified expression.

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

public static MvcHtmlString LabelFor<TModel, TValue>(
	this HtmlHelper<TModel> html,
	Expression<Func<TModel, TValue>> expression
)

Type Parameters

TModel

The type of the model.

TValue

The type of the value.

Parameters

html
Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper<TModel>
The HTML helper instance that this method extends.
expression
Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression<Func<TModel, TValue>>
An expression that identifies the property to display.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An HTML label element and the property name of the property that is represented by the expression.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper<TModel>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see b8020aae-374d-46a9-bcb7-8cc2390b93b6 or 175ce3ff-9bbf-4e64-8421-faeb81a0bb51.

A property named Weight might render markup such as the following:

<label for="Weight">
    Weight
</label>

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