HtmlTextWriter.GetTagName Method (HtmlTextWriterTag)


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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
Available since 1.1
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