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LinkButton.RenderContents Method

Renders the contents of the control to the specified writer.

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

protected internal override void RenderContents(
	HtmlTextWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter
A HtmlTextWriter that represents the output stream to render HTML content on the client.

This method is used primarily by control developers.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the RenderContents method in a custom server control so that some text is appended to the LinkButton.


<%@ Register TagPrefix="aspSample" Namespace="Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls" Assembly="Samples.AspNet.CS" %>
<%@ 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>Custom LinkButton - RenderContents - C# Example</title>
    <script runat="server">
      void LinkButton1_Command(Object sender, CommandEventArgs e) 
      {
        // Redirect to the Microsoft home page.
        Response.Redirect("http://www.microsoft.com/");
      }
    </script>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
            <h3>Custom LinkButton - RenderContents - C# Example</h3>

            <aspSample:CustomLinkButtonRenderContents 
              id="LinkButton1" 
              runat="server" 
              OnCommand="LinkButton1_Command" 
              ToolTip="Microsoft Home">Microsoft Corp.
            </aspSample:CustomLinkButtonRenderContents>

        </form>
    </body>
</html>


...


using System.Web;
using System.Security.Permissions;

namespace Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls
{
  [AspNetHostingPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Level=AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)]
  public sealed class CustomLinkButtonRenderContents : System.Web.UI.WebControls.LinkButton
  {
    protected override void RenderContents(System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter writer)
    {
      // Call the base RenderContents method.
      base.RenderContents(writer);

      // Append some text to the LinkButton.
      writer.Write(" Home Page");
    }
  }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.
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