VaryByControl Property

OutputCacheProfile.VaryByControl Property

Updated: April 2009

Gets or sets the VaryByControl property.

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

public string VaryByControl { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The VaryByControl value.

The VaryByControl is a semicolon-delimited set of IDs of controls to be cached.

For more information, see Caching Multiple Versions of User Control Output.


The VaryByControl settings are the same ones used by the VaryByControls attribute of the @ OutputCache directive.

The following code example shows how to use the VaryByControl property.

// Get the current VaryByControl.
String varyByControlValue = 

// Set the VaryByControl.
outputCacheProfile.VaryByControl = 

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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




April 2009

Changed comma-delimited to semicolon-delimited.

Content bug fix.

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