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HttpCapabilitiesBase.ActiveXControls Property

Gets a value indicating whether the browser supports ActiveX controls.

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

public bool ActiveXControls { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the browser supports ActiveX controls; otherwise, false. The default is false.

The following code example shows how to determine whether the browser supports ActiveX controls.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).ActiveXControls)
            labelText = "Browser supports ActiveX Controls";
            labelText = "Browser does not support ActiveX Controls";

        Label1.Text = labelText;

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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