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HtmlControl.Style Property

Gets a collection of all cascading style sheet (CSS) properties applied to a specified HTML server control in the ASP.NET file.

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

public CssStyleCollection Style { get; }
/** @property */
public CssStyleCollection get_Style ()

public function get Style () : CssStyleCollection

Not applicable.

Property Value

A System.Web.UI.CssStyleCollection object that contains the style properties for the HTML server control.

Use this property to programmatically access the style properties of the HTML server control.

For additional information on the CSS style collection, see the System.Web.UI.CssStyleCollection class.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Style property to determine the style properties of an HtmlSelect control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >

<script language="C#" runat="server">
   void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) 
      Message.InnerHtml = "<h4>The select box's style collection contains:</h4>";
      IEnumerator keys = Select.Style.Keys.GetEnumerator();

      while (keys.MoveNext()) 

         String key = (String)keys.Current;
         Message.InnerHtml += key + "=" + Select.Style[key] + "<br />";



<head runat="server">
    <title>The select box's style collection contains:</title>
<form id="Form1" runat="server">

   <h3>HtmlControl Style Collection Example</h3>

   Make a selection:

   <select id="Select" 
           style="font: 12pt verdana;

      <option>Item 1</option>
      <option>Item 2</option>
      <option>Item 3</option>


   <br />

   <span id="Message" enableviewstate="false" runat="server" />

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