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Calendar.OnSelectionChanged Method

Raises the SelectionChanged event of the Calendar control and allows you to provide a custom handler for the SelectionChanged event.

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

'Declaration
Protected Overridable Sub OnSelectionChanged

The SelectionChanged event is raised when the user selects a day, a week, or an entire month by clicking the date selector controls.

Raising an event invokes the event handler through a delegate. For more information, see Events and Delegates.

The OnSelectionChanged method also allows derived classes to handle the event without attaching a delegate. This is the preferred technique for handling the event in a derived class.

Notes to Inheritors

When overriding OnSelectionChanged in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's OnSelectionChanged method so that registered delegates receive the event.

The following code example demonstrates how to specify and code a handler for the SelectionChanged event to display the number of items selected in the Calendar control.

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Calendar SelectionChanged Example</title>
<script runat="server">

      Sub Selection_Change(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 

         ' Clear the current text.
         Message.Text = ""

         ' Iterate through the SelectedDates collection and display the
         ' dates selected in the Calendar control.
         Dim day As DateTime

         For Each day In Calendar1.SelectedDates

            Message.Text &= day.Date.ToShortDateString() & "<br />"

         Next

      End Sub

   </script>

</head>     
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar SelectionChanged Example</h3>

      Select dates on the Calendar control.<br /><br />

      <asp:Calendar ID="Calendar1" runat="server"  
           SelectionMode="DayWeekMonth" 
           ShowGridLines="True"             
           OnSelectionChanged="Selection_Change">

         <SelectedDayStyle BackColor="Yellow"
                           ForeColor="Red">
         </SelectedDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

      <hr />

      <table border="1">

         <tr style="background-color:silver">

            <th>

               Selected Dates:

            </th>
         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:Label id="Message" 
                    Text="No dates selected." 
                    runat="server"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>

</html>
   
<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Calendar SelectionChanged Example</title>
<script runat="server">

      Sub Selection_Change(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 

         ' Clear the current text.
         Message.Text = ""

         ' Iterate through the SelectedDates collection and display the
         ' dates selected in the Calendar control.
         Dim day As DateTime

         For Each day In Calendar1.SelectedDates

            Message.Text &= day.Date.ToShortDateString() & "<br />"

         Next

      End Sub

      Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

         ' Manually register the event-handling method for the   
         ' SelectionChanged event of the Calendar control.
         AddHandler Calendar1.SelectionChanged, AddressOf Selection_Change

      End Sub

   </script>

</head>     
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar SelectionChanged Example</h3>

      Select a day, week, or month on the Calendar control.<br /><br />

      <asp:Calendar ID="Calendar1" runat="server"  
           SelectionMode="DayWeekMonth" 
           ShowGridLines="True">

         <SelectedDayStyle BackColor="Yellow"
                           ForeColor="Red">
         </SelectedDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

      <hr />

      <table border="1">

         <tr style="background-color:silver">

            <th>

               Selected Dates:

            </th>
         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:Label id="Message" 
                    Text="No dates selected." 
                    runat="server"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>

</html>
   

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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