HtmlForm.HtmlForm Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the HtmlForm class.

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

public HtmlForm ()
public HtmlForm ()
public function HtmlForm ()
Not applicable.

Use this constructor to create and initialize a new instance of the HtmlForm class.

The following table shows the initial property value for an instance of HtmlForm.


Initial Value


The "form" literal string.

The following code example demonstrates how to create a new instance of the HtmlForm control and place it on the Web page.

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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server" >
  void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

    // Create a new HtmlForm control.
    HtmlForm form = new HtmlForm();
    form.ID = "ButtonForm";

    // Create an HtmlButton control.
    HtmlButton button = new HtmlButton();
    button.InnerHtml = "Click Me";

    // Register the event-handling method for the ServerClick event of the 
    // HtmlButton control.
    button.ServerClick += new System.EventHandler(this.Button_Click);

    // Add the HtmlButton control to the HtmlForm control.

    // Add the HtmlForm control to the control collection of the page.


  void Button_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)

    // Write a message to the user.
    Message.InnerHtml = "Hello World";


<html xmlns="" >


   <title>HtmlForm Constructor Example</title>


   <h3> HtmlForm Constructor Example </h3>

   <span id="Message" 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

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