ListControl.Items Property

 

Gets the collection of items in the list control.

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

<PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.InnerDefaultProperty)>
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Items As ListItemCollection

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemCollection

The items within the list. The default is an empty list.

Use this property to get the properties of items in the list control. This property can be used to determine the selected items in the list control.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Items property to determine the selected items in a CheckBoxList control.

<%@ Page Language="VB" 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 runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
 <body>
    <script language="vb" runat="server">
       Sub Check_Clicked(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
          Message.Text = "Selected Item(s):<br /><br />"
          Dim i As Integer
          For i = 0 To checkboxlist1.Items.Count - 1
             If checkboxlist1.Items(i).Selected Then
                Message.Text = Message.Text & checkboxlist1.Items(i).Text & "<br />"
             End If
          Next
       End Sub
    </script>

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

       <asp:CheckBoxList id="checkboxlist1" runat="server"
            AutoPostBack="True"
            CellPadding="5"
            CellSpacing="5"
            RepeatColumns="2"
            RepeatDirection="Vertical"
            RepeatLayout="Flow"
            TextAlign="Right"
            OnSelectedIndexChanged="Check_Clicked">

          <asp:ListItem>Item 1</asp:ListItem>
          <asp:ListItem>Item 2</asp:ListItem>
          <asp:ListItem>Item 3</asp:ListItem>
          <asp:ListItem>Item 4</asp:ListItem>
          <asp:ListItem>Item 5</asp:ListItem>
          <asp:ListItem>Item 6</asp:ListItem>

       </asp:CheckBoxList>

       <br /><br />
       <asp:label id="Message" runat="server"/>

    </form>

 </body>
 </html>

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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