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DayRenderEventArgs.Cell Property

Gets the TableCell object that represents the cell being rendered in the Calendar control.

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

public TableCell Cell { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.TableCell
The TableCell that represents the cell being rendered in the Calendar.

Use the Cell property to programmatically control the cell being rendered in the Calendar control.

You can customize the contents of a cell by dynamically adding controls to the Control.Controls collection of the Cell property.

NoteNote:

Because the DayRender event is raised while the Calendar control is being rendered, you cannot add a control that can also raise an event, such as LinkButton. You can add only static controls, such as LiteralControl, Label, Image, and HyperLink.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Cell property to programmatically change the background color of the days in the displayed month to yellow. It also demonstrates how to customize the contents of a cell by adding a System.Web.UI.LiteralControl control to the Control.Controls collection of the Cell property.

<%@ Page Language="C#" 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>
    <title>DayRender Event Example</title>
<script language="C#" runat="server">

      void DayRender(Object source, DayRenderEventArgs e) 
      {

         // Change the background color of the days in the month 
         // to yellow. 
         if (!e.Day.IsOtherMonth && !e.Day.IsWeekend)
            e.Cell.BackColor=System.Drawing.Color.Yellow;

         // Add custom text to cell in the Calendar control. 
         if (e.Day.Date.Day == 18)
            e.Cell.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl("<br />Birthday"));

      }

   </script>

</head>

<body>

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

      <h3>DayRender Event Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" 
                    OnDayRender="DayRender"
                    runat="server">

         <WeekendDayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </WeekendDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

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: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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