AttributeCollection.Add(String, String) AttributeCollection.Add(String, String) AttributeCollection.Add(String, String) AttributeCollection.Add(String, String) Method

Definition

Adds an attribute to a server control's AttributeCollection object.

public:
 void Add(System::String ^ key, System::String ^ value);
public void Add (string key, string value);
member this.Add : string * string -> unit
Public Sub Add (key As String, value As String)

Parameters

key
String String String String

The attribute name.

value
String String String String

The attribute value.

Examples

The following example shows how to use the Add method to programmatically add an attribute to an ASP.NET server control AttributeCollection object.

<%@ 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">
 
    protected void SubmitBtn_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        firstselect.Attributes.Add("Multiple", "True");
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>AttributeCollection Example</title>
</head>

 <body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
    Make a selection:
    <select id="firstselect" 
            runat="server">
       <option>This</option>
       <option>That</option>
       <option>Other</option>
    </select>
    <br/><br/>

    <input type="submit" 
           id="submitbtn"
           value="modify attribute" 
           onserverclick="SubmitBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
    </div>
 </form>
 </body>
 </html>
<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
 
    Protected Sub SubmitBtn_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        FirstSelect.Attributes.Add("Multiple", "True")
    End Sub
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>AttributeCollection Example</title>
</head>

 <body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
    Make a selection:
    <select id="firstselect" 
            runat="server">
       <option>This</option>
       <option>That</option>
       <option>Other</option>
    </select>
    <br/><br/>

    <input type="submit" 
           id="submitbtn"
           value="modify attribute" 
           onserverclick="submitbtn_click" 
           runat="server"/>
    </div>
 </form>
 </body>
 </html>

Remarks

If the string in the value parameter contains an ampersand (&), the character is automatically encoded. The resulting HTML representation is "&".

Applies to

See also