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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; }
<asp:Login TextLayout="LoginTextLayout" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.LoginTextLayout
One of the LoginTextLayout enumeration values. The default is TextOnLeft.


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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