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HttpCapabilitiesBase.InputType Property

Returns the type of input supported by browser.

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

public virtual string InputType { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_InputType ()

public function get InputType () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The type of input supported by browser. The default is telephoneKeypad.

Possible return values include:

  • virtualKeyboard

  • telephoneKeypad

  • keyboard

The following code example shows how to determine the type of input support.

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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        CheckBrowserCaps();
    }

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
    {
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).InputType.Equals("keyboard"))
        {
            labelText = "Input device is a keyboard.";
        }
        else if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).InputType.Equals("telephoneKeypad"))
        {
            labelText = "Input device is a telephone keypad.";
        }

        Label1.Text = labelText;
    }
</script>

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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