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 = -1)]
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.
Console.WriteLine(
    "Current MaxPageStateFieldLength value: '{0}'",
    pagesSection.MaxPageStateFieldLength);

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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