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ControlAdapter.Control Property

Gets a reference to the control to which this control adapter is attached.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.Adapters
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
protected Control Control { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.Control
The System.Web.UI.Control to which this ControlAdapter is attached.

When a derived control adapter is attached to a control, the .NET Framework calls certain adapter members instead of the control members.

Notes to Inheritors

When you inherit from the ControlAdapter class, at a minimum, you should implement a Control property to return a strongly-typed instance of the control, as shown in the Example section.

The following code example shows how to derive a custom control from the Control class, and then create a corresponding adapter that inherits from the ControlAdapter class. The adapter overrides the Control property and returns a strongly-typed reference to the control.

using System;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.Adapters;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

public class CustomControl : Control
{
    // Add your custom control code.
}

public class CustomControlAdapter : ControlAdapter
{
    // Return a strongly-typed reference to your custom control. 
    public new CustomControl Control
    {
        get
        {
            return (CustomControl)base.Control;
        }

        // Override other ControlAdapter members, as necessary. 
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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