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PasswordRecovery.QuestionInstructionText Property

Gets or sets the text to display in the Question view to instruct the user to answer the password recovery confirmation question.

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

Public Overridable Property QuestionInstructionText As String
<asp:PasswordRecovery QuestionInstructionText="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The instruction text to display in the Question view. The default is "Answer the following question to receive your password."

The QuestionInstructionText property is displayed in Question view to instruct the user to answer the password recovery confirmation question.

The style settings in the InstructionTextStyle property define the appearance of the QuestionInstructionText property.

When you use the QuestionTemplate property to define the appearance of the Question view, the QuestionInstructionText property has no effect.

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 sets the QuestionInstructionText property.

<%@ page language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">

  Sub PasswordRecovery1_UserLookupError(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
    PasswordRecovery1.UserNameInstructionText = "Enter the correct Web site user name."
    PasswordRecovery1.InstructionTextStyle.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red
  End Sub

  Sub PasswordRecovery1_AnswerLookupError(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
    PasswordRecovery1.QuestionInstructionText = "Enter the correct answer to this question."
    PasswordRecovery1.InstructionTextStyle.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red
  End Sub

<html xmlns="" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
<form id="form1" runat="server">
  <asp:passwordrecovery id="PasswordRecovery1" runat="server" 
    questioninstructiontext="Enter the answer to the password confirmation question."
    usernameinstructiontext="Enter your Web site user name." 
    OnUserLookupError="PasswordRecovery1_UserLookupError" OnAnswerLookupError="PasswordRecovery1_AnswerLookupError">
      font-names="Comic Sans MS" 

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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