HtmlControl.TagName Property

Definition

Gets the element name of a tag that contains a runat=server attribute and value pair.

public:
 virtual property System::String ^ TagName { System::String ^ get(); };
public virtual string TagName { get; }
member this.TagName : string
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property TagName As String

Property Value

The element name of the specified tag.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the TagName property to programmatically determine the element name of a tag.

<%@ 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>HtmlControl TagName Property Example</title>
<script language="C#" runat="server">
 
      void Submit_Clicked(Object sender, EventArgs e) 
      {
         
         Message.InnerHtml = "My TagName is: " + Submit1.TagName;
 
      }        
      
 
   </script>
</head>
 
<body>
   <form id="form1" method="post" runat="server">

      <h3>HtmlControl TagName Property Example</h3>

      <input id="Submit1"        
             type="submit"
             value="Click Me!!"
             onserverclick="Submit_Clicked"
             runat="server"/>
      
      <br /><br />

      <span id="Message" runat="server"/>  
 
   </form>

</body>
</html>

<%@ 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>
    <title>HtmlControl TagName Property Example</title>
<script language="VB" runat="server">
    Sub Submit_Clicked(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
        
        Message.InnerHtml = "My TagName is: " & Submit1.TagName
    End Sub 'Submit_Clicked 
  </script>
</head>
 
<body>
   <form id="form1" method="post" runat="server">

      <h3>HtmlControl TagName Property Example</h3>

      <input id="Submit1"        
             type="submit"
             value="Click Me!!"
             onserverclick="Submit_Clicked"
             runat="server"/>
      
      <br /><br />

      <span id="Message" runat="server"/>  
 
   </form>

</body>
</html>

Remarks

Use this property to programmatically determine the element name of the HTML server control. For example, the TagName property of the server-side <div id="myDiv" runat=server> element contains the value "div".

Applies to