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PasswordRecovery.AnswerRequiredErrorMessage Property

Gets or sets the error message displayed to the user when the Answer text box is blank.

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

public virtual string AnswerRequiredErrorMessage { get; set; }
<asp:PasswordRecovery AnswerRequiredErrorMessage="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The error message displayed when the Answer text box is empty. The default is "Answer."

The AnswerRequiredErrorMessage contains the error message to display in any ValidationSummary control on the same page as the PasswordRecovery control.

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

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 changes the AnswerRequiredErrorMessage property displayed in the ValidationSummary control on the page.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<!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>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
  <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <p>
      <asp:PasswordRecovery id="PasswordRecovery1" runat="server" 
        AnswerRequiredErrorMessage="You must enter an answer." 
        UserNameRequiredErrorMessage="You must enter a user name.">
      </asp:PasswordRecovery>
    </p>
    <p>
      <asp:ValidationSummary id="ValidationSummary1" runat="server">
      </asp:ValidationSummary>
    </p>
 </form>
</body>
</html>

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
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