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DynamicControl.HtmlEncode Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the data for the control is HTML-encoded before rendering.

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

public bool HtmlEncode { get; set; }
<asp:DynamicControl HtmlEncode="True|False" />

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the data for the control is HTML-encoded before rendering; otherwise, false. The default is true.



Use the HtmlEncode property to specify whether field values are HTML-encoded to their respective string representations before they are displayed.


HTML-encoding field values helps to prevent cross-site scripting attacks and malicious content from being displayed. This property should be enabled whenever possible. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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 SP1