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HtmlTextWriter.GetTagName Method

Obtains the markup element associated with the specified HtmlTextWriterTag enumeration value.

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

protected virtual string GetTagName(
	HtmlTextWriterTag tagKey


Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriterTag
The HtmlTextWriterTag to obtain the markup element for.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the markup element.

If tagKey is not a valid HtmlTextWriterTag value, the GetTagName method returns an empty string ("").

The following code example demonstrates how to close a <font> element by using the WriteEndTag method. The WriteEndTag method calls the GetTagName method to convert the Font value to a string.

// Close the Font element.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.