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HttpResponse.Output Property

Enables output of text to the outgoing HTTP response stream.

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public TextWriter Output { get; }
/** @property */
public TextWriter get_Output ()

public function get Output () : TextWriter

Not applicable.

Property Value

A TextWriter object enabling custom output to the client.

The following code example is an ASP.NET page that contains a TextBox control that has its TextMode property set to MultiLine. The page's code takes the text that a user enters in the TextMode, uses the HtmlEncode method to HTML encode it, and the Output property to display the encoded string to the page.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

    // When the page is posted back, the text box's 
    // Text property value is HTML encoded and sent
    // sent to the current Response.
    void btnSubmit_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {

        if (IsPostBack)
        {
            Server.HtmlEncode(txtSubmitString.Text, Response.Output);
        }
    }

</script>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <p style="font-family:Tahoma; font-size:12">
            Enter your comments here:
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:TextBox id="txtSubmitString" runat="server" Width="181px" TextMode="MultiLine"></asp:TextBox>
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:Button id="btnSubmit" onclick="btnSubmit_Click" runat="server" Text="Submit"></asp:Button>
        </p>
        <p>
            <asp:Label id="lblEncodedString" runat="server"></asp:Label>
        </p>
    </form>
</body>
</html>


Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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