ValueExtensions.ValueFor(Of TModel, TProperty) Method (HtmlHelper(Of TModel), Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty)), String)

Provides a mechanism to create custom HTML markup compatible with the ASP.NET MVC model binders and templates.

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

'Declaration
<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function ValueFor(Of TModel, TProperty) ( _
	html As HtmlHelper(Of TModel), _
	expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty)), _
	format As String _
) As MvcHtmlString
'Usage
Dim html As HtmlHelper(Of TModel)
Dim expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty))
Dim format As String 
Dim returnValue As MvcHtmlString 

returnValue = html.ValueFor(expression, _
	format)

Type Parameters

TModel

The model.

TProperty

The property.

Parameters

html
Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper(Of TModel)

The HTML helper instance that this method extends.

expression
Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty))

An expression that identifies the object that contains the properties to expose.

format
Type: System.String

The format string.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
The HTML markup for the value.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper(Of TModel). When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108) or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).
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