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Form.OnInit Method

Raises the Init event. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the Web site.

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

protected override void OnInit(
	EventArgs e


Type: System.EventArgs
An EventArgs object that contains the event data.


The form is contained by another form.

When notified by this method, server controls must perform any initialization steps that are required to create and set up an instance. In this stage of the server control's lifecycle, the control's view state has yet to be populated. Additionally, you cannot access other server controls when this method is called either, regardless of whether it is a child or parent to this control. Other server controls are not certain to be created and ready for access.

.NET Framework

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

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.