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UpdatePanelRenderMode Enumeration

Represents the possible layout rendering options for the content of an UpdatePanel control on a page.

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

Public Enumeration UpdatePanelRenderMode
Dim instance As UpdatePanelRenderMode

Member nameDescription
BlockSpecifies that the content of the UpdatePanel control is rendered inside an HTML <div> element.
InlineSpecifies that the content of the UpdatePanel control is rendered inside an HTML <span> element.

The UpdatePanelRenderMode enumeration defines which HTML elements to use to enclose the content of the UpdatePanel control. The RenderMode property must be one of the values of the UpdatePanelRenderMode enumeration. The content of an UpdatePanel control can be rendered inside either an HTML <div> element or a <span> element.

The default RenderMode property value is Block.

The following example shows how to declaratively set the RenderMode property of an UpdatePanel control to Inline. The UpdatePanel control contains a string that represents the number of postbacks from the page. The contents are rendered inline with the surrounding text.

<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">

<script runat="server">
    Protected Property PostBackCount As Integer 
            If Not ViewState("PostBackCount") Is Nothing Then 
                Return ViewState("PostBackCount")
            Else : Return 0
            End If 
        End Get 
        Set(ByVal value As Integer)
            ViewState("PostBackCount") = Value
        End Set 
    End Property 

    Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        If IsPostBack Then
            PostBackCount += 1
        End If 
    End Sub

<html xmlns="">
<head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>UpdatePanelRenderMode Example</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
            <asp:ScriptManager ID="ScriptManager1"
                               runat="server" />
            The number of times you have clicked the button is
            <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UpdatePanel1"
                    <%= PostBackCount.ToString() %>
                    times. Every time you click the count is incremented. The panel
                    containing the number of times you clicked is rendered in-line.
                    <br />
                    <asp:Button ID="Button1"
                                runat="server" />

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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: 3.5