Gets or sets a value that indicates whether controls in a zone are arranged vertically or horizontally.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The Vertical orientation, the controls are rendered in a top-to-bottom arrangement, according to the ZoneIndex value of each control. With a Horizontal orientation, the controls are arranged side by side, subject to the width of the zone.property concerns how Web Parts controls are laid out in a zone. With the default
Internet Explorer can affect the height of a WebPart control, and the height of the zone that contains it. Internet Explorer renders web pages either in compatibility mode (backward compatible with previous browser versions), or in standards mode (determined by the presence of a DOCTYPE declaration in the page). For information about these modes, see the DHTML compatMode property. When Internet Explorer renders a page in standards mode, in some scenarios it does not resize cells in tables, even when a cell's HTML markup is <td height="100%">. As a result, WebPart controls and their containing zone are rendered so that the controls do not stretch to the full height of the zone.
This type of rendering occurs in two cases.
When a zone's Vertical, and you explicitly set the height on the zone. To enable controls to fill the full height of the zone, do not specify the height of a horizontal zone.property is set to
When a zone's Horizontal, and you do not explicitly set the height of the zone (or of the contained controls). To enable controls to fill the full height of the zone, set the height of the zone or of the controls in a vertical zone.property is set to
The code example in this topic demonstrates normal usage of the Height property.property. For a code example that demonstrates the height-related rendering issue and how to work around it, see the
The following code example demonstrates the declarative and programmatic use of the WebPartZone control. For the full code example, including the code-behind source file and the .aspx page that contains the zone in this code, see the WebPartZoneBase class overview.property on a
Notice that the WebPartZone1, after you load the page into a browser. The Web Parts controls in the zone are rendered horizontally.property has a value assigned to it in the declarative markup. This value impacts
<asp:WebPartZone ID="WebPartZone1" Runat="server" LayoutOrientation="Vertical" > <EditVerb Text="Edit WebPart" /> <SelectedPartChromeStyle BackColor="LightBlue" /> <ZoneTemplate> <asp:BulletedList ID="BulletedList1" Runat="server" DisplayMode="HyperLink" Title="Favorite Links" > <asp:ListItem Value="http://msdn.microsoft.com"> MSDN </asp:ListItem> <asp:ListItem Value="http://www.asp.net"> ASP.NET </asp:ListItem> <asp:ListItem Value="http://www.msn.com"> MSN </asp:ListItem> </asp:BulletedList> <asp:Calendar ID="Calendar1" Runat="server" Title="My Calendar" /> </ZoneTemplate> </asp:WebPartZone>
You can click the Toggle Layout Orientation button to change the orientation of the zone. The code to toggle the orientation occurs in the following code example from the partial class.
Available since 2.0