PasswordRequiredErrorMessage Property

Login.PasswordRequiredErrorMessage Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the error message to display in a ValidationSummary control when the password field is left blank.

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

public virtual string PasswordRequiredErrorMessage { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_PasswordRequiredErrorMessage ()

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

public function get PasswordRequiredErrorMessage () : String

public function set PasswordRequiredErrorMessage (value : String)

Property Value

The error message to display in a ValidationSummary control when the password field is left blank. The default is "Password."

The PasswordRequiredErrorMessage property contains the error message displayed in a ValidationSummary control on the login page.

The PasswordRequiredErrorMessage property value is displayed only when both the following conditions are true:

  • A ValidationSummary control is present on the page.

  • The Password text box is left blank by the user.

The default text for the property is localized based on the server's current locale.

The value of this property, when set, can be saved automatically to a resource file by using a designer tool. For more information, see LocalizableAttribute and ASP.NET Globalization and Localization.

The following code example uses a ValidationSummary control to display the error message specified in the PasswordRequiredErrorMessage property.

<%@ Page Language="C#"%>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<SCRIPT runat="server">
        <FORM runat="server">
                        <asp:Login id="Login1" runat="server" 
                            PasswordRequiredErrorMessage="You must enter a password."
                            UserNameRequiredErrorMessage="You must enter a user name.">
                        <asp:ValidationSummary id="ValidationSummary1" runat="server">

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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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