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HttpCapabilitiesBase.MaximumSoftkeyLabelLength Property

Returns the maximum length of the text that a soft-key label can display.

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

public virtual int MaximumSoftkeyLabelLength { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The maximum length of the text that a soft-key label can display. The default is 5.

The MaximumSoftkeyLabelLength property applies only to WML-compatible mobile devices.

The following code example shows how to determine the maximum length of the soft-key label for the browser.

<%@ 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()
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        Label1.Text = "Maximum softkey label length: " + ((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).MaximumSoftkeyLabelLength;

<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0