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HttpCapabilitiesBase.SupportsQueryStringInFormAction Property

Gets a value indicating whether the browser supports a query string in the action attribute value of HTML <form> elements.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual bool SupportsQueryStringInFormAction { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the browser supports a query string in the action attribute value of HTML <form> elements; otherwise, false. The default is true.

If false, query string parameters are sent, in postback data, as HTML <input> elements with the type attributes set to hidden.

The following code example shows how to determine whether the browser supports a query string in the value for the action attribute of HTML <form> elements.


<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        CheckBrowserCaps();
    }

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
    {
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).SupportsQueryStringInFormAction)
        {
            labelText = "Browser supports a query string in the value for the ACTION attribute of HTML FORM elements.";
        }
        else
        {
            labelText = "Browser does not support a query string in the value for the ACTION attribute of HTML FORM elements.";
        }

        Label1.Text = labelText;
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
        <div>
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />
        </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>


.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.
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