HyperLink.RenderContents Method

Displays the HyperLink control on a page.

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

protected internal override void RenderContents(
	HtmlTextWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter

The output stream to render on the client.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the RenderContents method in a custom server control so that some text is appended to the HyperLink control.

<%@ Register TagPrefix="aspSample" Namespace="Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls" Assembly="Samples.AspNet.CS" %>
<%@ Page Language="C#" 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>
        <title>Custom HyperLink - RenderContents - C# Example</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
            <h3>Custom HyperLink - RenderContents - C# Example</h3>

            <aspSample:CustomHyperLinkRenderContents 
              id="HyperLink1" runat="server" Target="_blank"
              NavigateUrl="http://www.microsoft.com/"  
              ToolTip="Microsoft Web Site">www.microsoft.com
            </aspSample:CustomHyperLinkRenderContents>

        </form>
    </body>
</html>
using System.Web;
using System.Security.Permissions;

namespace Samples.AspNet.CS.Controls
{
  [AspNetHostingPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Level=AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)]
  public sealed class CustomHyperLinkRenderContents : System.Web.UI.WebControls.HyperLink
  {
    protected override void RenderContents(System.Web.UI.HtmlTextWriter writer)
    {
      // Call the base RenderContents method. 
      base.RenderContents(writer);

      // Append some text to the HyperLink.
      writer.Write(" Home Page");
    }
  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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