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Page.GetPostBackClientEvent Method

NOTE: This API is now obsolete.

Gets a reference that can be used in a client event to post back to the server for the specified control and with the specified event arguments.

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

<ObsoleteAttribute("The recommended alternative is ClientScript.GetPostBackEventReference.")> _
Public Function GetPostBackClientEvent ( _
	control As Control, _
	argument As String _
) As String
Dim instance As Page 
Dim control As Control 
Dim argument As String 
Dim returnValue As String 

returnValue = instance.GetPostBackClientEvent(control, _


Type: System.Web.UI.Control

The server control that receives the client event postback.

Type: System.String

A String that is passed to IPostBackEventHandler.RaisePostBackEvent.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string that represents the client event.

See the ClientScriptManager class for alternatives to this deprecated member.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2