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PagesSection.MaxPageStateFieldLength Property

Gets or sets the maximum number of characters that a single view-state field can contain.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("maxPageStateFieldLength", DefaultValue = )]
public int MaxPageStateFieldLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The maximum number of characters that a single view-state field can contain.

Page and control view state is stored in hidden view-state fields when the page or control is rendered. If the length of the data stored exceeds the MaxPageStateFieldLength value, then the data is split between multiple view-state fields.

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

// Get the current MaxPageStateFieldLength property value.
    "Current MaxPageStateFieldLength value: '{0}'",

// Set the MaxPageStateFieldLength property to 4098.
pagesSection.MaxPageStateFieldLength = 4098;

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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