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Login.TextLayout Property

Specifies the position of each label relative to its associated text box for the Login control.

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

public virtual LoginTextLayout TextLayout { get; set; }
/** @property */
public LoginTextLayout get_TextLayout ()

/** @property */
public void set_TextLayout (LoginTextLayout value)

public function get TextLayout () : LoginTextLayout

public function set TextLayout (value : LoginTextLayout)

Not applicable.

Property Value

One of the LoginTextLayout enumeration values. The default is TextOnLeft.

Exception typeCondition


The selected value is not one of the LoginTextLayout enumeration values.

You can use the TextLayout property to specify the position of labels relative to their associated text boxes for the Login control. This property is set using one of the LoginTextLayout enumeration values. The following table lists the possible values.

LoginTextLayout value



Places labels to the left of the associated text entry fields.


Places labels above the associated text entry fields.

The following code example demonstrates using the LoginTextLayout enumeration to set the TextLayout property of a Login control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="False" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">

<script runat="server">

  void ChangeTextLayout_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
      if (Login1.TextLayout == LoginTextLayout.TextOnLeft)
          Login1.TextLayout = LoginTextLayout.TextOnTop;
          Login1.TextLayout = LoginTextLayout.TextOnLeft;


<html xmlns="" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>TextLayout Example</title>
    <form id="Form1" runat="server">
    <h3>TextLayout Example</h3>
    <table style="text-align:center"
          <td align="center">
            <asp:Login id="Login1" 
          <td align="center">
            <asp:Button id="changeTextLayout" 
              text="Change Text Layout" 
              onclick="ChangeTextLayout_Click" >

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0