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GenericWebPart Constructor

Initializes a new instance of a GenericWebPart control by passing in a reference to a control that becomes the child control.

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

protected internal GenericWebPart(
	Control control


Type: System.Web.UI.Control
A server control that becomes the child control of the GenericWebPart control instance.


control is null.


control is of type WebPart.

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control has a null or empty ID property.

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control has been output-cached.

The GenericWebPart(Control) constructor is called by the WebPartManager control in its CreateWebPart method, to initialize an instance of a GenericWebPart control by passing in a reference to a child server control. After the GenericWebPart object is created, you can reference the child control using the ChildControl property.

.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.