CheckBox.AutoPostBack Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the CheckBox state automatically posts back to the server when clicked.

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

'Declaration
<ThemeableAttribute(False)> _
Public Overridable Property AutoPostBack As Boolean
<asp:CheckBox AutoPostBack="True|False" />

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to automatically post the state of the CheckBox control to the server when it is clicked; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Use this property to specify whether the state of the CheckBox control is posted back to the server when clicked.

NoteNote

Setting this property to true causes a round trip to the server every time the control is clicked.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins.

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The following example demonstrates how to use the AutoPostBack property to automatically post the state of the CheckBox control to the server when the control is clicked.

NoteNote

The following code sample uses the single-file code model and may not work correctly if copied directly into a code-behind file. This code sample must be copied into an empty text file that has an .aspx extension. For more information on the Web Forms code model, see ASP.NET Web Page Code Model.



<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>CheckBox CheckedChanged Example</title>
<script runat="server">

      Sub Check_Clicked(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 

         ' Calculate the subtotal and display the result in currency format.
         ' Include tax if the check box is selected.
         Message.Text = CalculateTotal(checkbox1.Checked).ToString("c")

      End Sub

      Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

         ' Display the subtotal without tax when the page is first loaded.
         If Not IsPostBack Then

            ' Calculate the subtotal and display the result in currency format.
            Message.Text = CalculateTotal(false).ToString("c")

         End If

      End Sub

      Function CalculateTotal(Taxable As Boolean) As Double 

         ' Calculate the subtotal for the example.
         Dim Result As Double = 1.99 + 2.99 + 3.99

         ' Add tax, if applicable.
         If(Taxable)

            Result += Result * 0.086

         End If

         Return Result 

      End Function

   </script>

</head>

<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>CheckBox CheckedChanged Example</h3>

      Select whether to include tax in the subtotal.

      <br /><br />

      <table border="1" cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <th colspan="2">

               Shopping cart

            </th>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               Item 1

            </td>

            <td>

               $1.99

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               Item 2

            </td>

            <td>

               $2.99

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               Item 3

            </td>

            <td>

               $3.99

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <b>Subtotal</b>

            </td>

            <td>

               <asp:Label id="Message" runat="server"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td colspan="2">

               <asp:CheckBox id="checkbox1" runat="server"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    Text="Include 8.6% sales tax"
                    TextAlign="Right"
                    OnCheckedChanged="Check_Clicked"/>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>

</html>



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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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