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RadioButtonList.RepeatDirection Property

Gets or sets the direction in which the radio buttons within the group are displayed.

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

public virtual RepeatDirection RepeatDirection { get; set; }
<asp:RadioButtonList RepeatDirection="RepeatDirection" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.RepeatDirection
One of the RepeatDirection values. The default is Vertical.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The display direction of the list is not one of the RepeatDirection values.

Use this property to specify the display direction of the RadioButtonList control.

NoteNote:

The number of columns displayed is always determined by the RepeatColumns property.

If this property is set to RepeatDirection.Vertical, the items in the list are displayed in columns loaded top to bottom, then left to right, until all items are rendered. For example, if RepeatColumns is set to 3, the items of the RadioButtonList control are displayed in three columns. A nine-item list would appear as follows.

1

4

7

2

5

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3

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9

If this property is set to RepeatDirection.Horizontal, the items in the list are displayed in rows loaded left to right, then top to bottom, until all items are rendered. For example, if RepeatColumns is set to three, the items of the RadioButtonList control are displayed in rows of three items. A nine-item list would appear as follows.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

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9

TopicLocation
How to: Set Layout in a RadioButtonList Web Server ControlBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications
How to: Set Layout in a RadioButtonList Web Server ControlBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications

The following code example demonstrates how to use the RepeatDirection property to display the items of a RadioButtonList control in columns filled top to bottom, and then left to right.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>RadioButtonList.RepeatDirection Example</title>
</head>
<body>

<asp:RadioButtonList id="RadioButtonList1"
      RepeatColumns = "2" 
      RepeatDirection="Vertical" 
      runat="server">

    <asp:ListItem>Item 1</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem>Item 2</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem>Item 3</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem>Item 4</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem>Item 5</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem>Item 6</asp:ListItem>

 </asp:RadioButtonList>
</body>
</html>   

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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, 1.1, 1.0
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