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HtmlControl.GetAttribute Method

Gets the value of the named attribute on the HtmlControl control.

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

protected virtual string GetAttribute(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the attribute. This argument is case-insensitive.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The value of this attribute on the element, as a String value. If the specified attribute does not exist on this element, returns an empty string ("").

Use the GetAttribute method to access an attribute on the HtmlControl server control. All HTML server controls store their attributes in the Control.ViewState property. HTML attributes are treated by the ASP.NET page framework as properties on the HTML server control to which they belong. The GetAttribute method's name parameter is case-insensitive.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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
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