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Label Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Label class.

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

public Label()

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 Page Code Model.

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

      void Button1_Click(Object Sender, EventArgs e) 
         Label myLabel = new Label();
         myLabel.Text = "This is a new Label";    



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

      <h3>Label Example</h3>

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


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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