Gets or sets the text in a zone that provides directions for end users.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The string value of the CatalogZoneBase zone. The text of the property is displayed when a page enters catalog mode and the catalog user interface (UI) becomes visible.property is displayed just below the header area of a
The purpose of theproperty is to provide the user with general instructions on what to do when the catalog UI is displayed.
The following code example demonstrates how to use the CatalogZoneBase class overview.property declaratively and programmatically. For the full code required to run the example, see the Example section of the
Notice that the code example declares two <asp:catalogzone> elements, and the first one declares a value for theproperty.
In the second part of the code example, the value of theproperty in the first zone is programmatically assigned to a different value.
When you load the page in a browser, you can select Catalog from the drop-down list to switch to catalog display mode. When the catalog is visible, notice the value of theproperty displayed in the header area of each zone. You can click the Set Zone Text Properties button, and the property of the upper zone is set to the value assigned to it in the code.
Available since 2.0