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CreateUserWizard.InvalidAnswerErrorMessage Property

Gets or sets the message displayed when the password retrieval answer is not valid.

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

public virtual string InvalidAnswerErrorMessage { get; set; }
<asp:CreateUserWizard InvalidAnswerErrorMessage="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The message displayed when the password retrieval answer is not valid. The default is "Please enter a different security answer." The default text for the control is localized based on the server's current locale.

The Membership class membership provider specified in the MembershipProvider property can support a question and answer for retrieving or resetting the user's password. The InvalidAnswerErrorMessage property is displayed when the answer entered by the user does not meet the requirements for the answer set by the membership provider. The actual requirements for the answer are determined by the membership provider, and might be different for different providers.

The value of this property, when set, can be saved automatically to a resource file by using a designer tool. For more information, see LocalizableAttribute and ASP.NET Globalization and Localization.

The following code example changes the InvalidAnswerErrorMessage property for a membership provider that requires the answer to have a minimum length. The actual membership provider is not shown.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">


<html xmlns="" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>CreateUserWizard InvalidAnswerErrorMessage sample</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
      <asp:createuserwizard id="Createuserwizard1" runat="server"
        InvalidAnswerErrorMessage="The security question answer must be at least 8 characters long.">
                <asp:CreateUserWizardStep ID="CreateUserWizardStep1" runat="server">
                <asp:CompleteWizardStep ID="CompleteWizardStep1" runat="server">

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.