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HiddenField.Value Property

Gets or sets the value of the hidden field.

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

[BindableAttribute(true)] 
public virtual string Value { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Value ()

/** @property */
public void set_Value (String value)

public function get Value () : String

public function set Value (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The value of the hidden field. The default is an empty string ("").

Use the Value property to specify or determine the value of the HiddenField control.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Value property to specify the value of the HiddenField control.

Security noteSecurity Note:

This example has a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview (Visual Studio).


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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
 
  void ValueHiddenField_ValueChanged (Object sender, EventArgs e)
  {
    
    // Display the value of the HiddenField control.
    Message.Text = "The value of the HiddenField control is " + ValueHiddenField.Value + ".";
    
  }
  
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
    <head runat="server">
    <title>HiddenField Example</title>
</head>
<body>
        <form id="Form1" runat="server">
        
            <h3>HiddenField Example</h3>

            Please enter a value and click the submit button.<br/>
            
            <asp:Textbox id="ValueTextBox"
              runat="server"/>
              
            <br/>  
              
            <input type="submit" name="SubmitButton"
             value="Submit"
             onclick="PageLoad()" />
             
            <br/>
            
            <asp:label id="Message" runat="server"/>    
            
            <asp:hiddenfield id="ValueHiddenField"
              onvaluechanged="ValueHiddenField_ValueChanged"
              value="" 
              runat="server"/>
            
        </form>
    </body>
</html>

<script type="text/javascript">

  <!--
  function PageLoad()
  {
  
    // Set the value of the HiddenField control with the
    // value from the TextBox.
    Form1.ValueHiddenField.value = Form1.ValueTextBox.value;
    
  }
  -->
  
</script>


Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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