HtmlControl.SetAttribute Method

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

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

protected virtual void SetAttribute (
	string name,
	string value
protected void SetAttribute (
	String name, 
	String value
protected function SetAttribute (
	name : String, 
	value : String
Not applicable.



The name of the attribute to set.


The value to set the attribute to.

Use the SetAttribute method to set 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 SetAttribute method's name parameter is case-insensitive.

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