Label Constructor ()


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Initializes a new instance of the Label class.

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

Public Sub New

Use this constructor to create and initialize a new instance of the Label class.

The following example shows how to create and initialize a new instance of the Label control.


The following code sample uses the single-file code model and may not work correctly if copied directly into a code-behind file. This code sample must be copied into an empty text file that has an .aspx extension. For more information on the Web Forms code model, see ASP.NET Web Forms Page Code Model.

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Label Example</title>
<script language="VB" runat="server">

      Sub Button1_Click(Sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
         Dim myLabel As New Label()
         myLabel.Text = "This is a new Label"
      End Sub



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

      <h3>Label Example</h3>

      <asp:Button id="Button1" 
           Text="Create and Show a Label" 


.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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