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CheckBoxList.Render Method

Displays the CheckBoxList on the client.

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

protected internal override void Render(
	HtmlTextWriter writer


Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter
A System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter that contains the output stream for rendering on the client.

The Render method is used primarily by control developers in custom controls that derive from the CheckBoxList class.

The Render implementation for a CheckBoxList control initializes a RepeatInfo object for the list, and calls the RenderRepeater method, which in turn uses the RenderItem method to render individual check box list items.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the Render method in a custom server control so that the CheckBoxList always displays an image.

<%@ Register TagPrefix="aspSample" Namespace="Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls" Assembly="Samples.AspNet.CS" %>
<%@ Page language="c#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Custom CheckBoxList - Render - C# Example</title>
    <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
      <h3>Custom CheckBoxList - Render - C# Example</h3>

        id="CheckBoxList1" runat="server">
        <asp:ListItem Selected="True">Item 1</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:ListItem>Item 2</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:ListItem>Item 3</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:ListItem>Item 4</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:ListItem>Item 5</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:ListItem>Item 6</asp:ListItem>



using System.Web;
using System.Security.Permissions;

namespace Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls
    [AspNetHostingPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Level = AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)]
    public sealed class CustomCheckBoxListRender : System.Web.UI.WebControls.CheckBoxList
        protected override void Render(System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter writer)
        // Create and render a new Image Web control.
        System.Web.UI.WebControls.Image image = new System.Web.UI.WebControls.Image();
        image.ID = "Image1";
        image.ImageUrl = "image.jpg"; 
        image.AlternateText = "Image for CheckBoxList1.";

        // Call the base class's Render method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.