HtmlInputImage.Alt HtmlInputImage.Alt HtmlInputImage.Alt HtmlInputImage.Alt Property

Definition

Gets or sets the alternative text that the browser displays if the image is unavailable or has not been downloaded.

public:
 property System::String ^ Alt { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public string Alt { get; set; }
member this.Alt : string with get, set
Public Property Alt As String

Property Value

The alternative text for the specified image. The default value is an empty string ("").

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Alt property to specify the alternate text to display when the image is not available.

<%@ 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" >
   <script runat="server">

     protected void SubmitBtn_Click(object sender, ImageClickEventArgs e)
     {
       Message.InnerHtml = "The Submit button was clicked.";
     }

     protected void ClearBtn_Click(object sender, ImageClickEventArgs e)
     {
       Message.InnerHtml = "The Clear button was clicked.";
     }
     
</script>
 
   <head runat="server">
    <title>HtmlInputImage Example</title>
</head>
<body>
      <h3>HtmlInputImage Example</h3>

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

         <input type="image"
                alt="Submit button" 
                src="Submit.jpg" 
                onserverclick="SubmitBtn_Click" 
                runat="server"
                id="Image1" />

         <input type="image"
                alt="Clear button" 
                src="Clear.jpg" 
                onserverclick="ClearBtn_Click" 
                runat="server"
                id="Image2" />
 
         <h1> 
         
         <span id="Message" 
               runat="server">
         </span>

         </h1>

      </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">
<script runat="server">

  Sub SubmitBtn_Click(ByVal Source As Object, ByVal E As ImageClickEventArgs)
    Message.InnerHtml = "The Submit button was clicked."
  End Sub
 
  Sub ClearBtn_Click(ByVal Source As Object, ByVal E As ImageClickEventArgs)
    Message.InnerHtml = "The Clear button was clicked."
  End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 
   <head runat="server">
    <title>HtmlInputImage Example</title>
</head>
<body>
      <h3>HtmlInputImage Example</h3>

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

         <input type="image"
                alt="Submit button" 
                src="Submit.jpg" 
                onserverclick="SubmitBtn_Click" 
                runat="server"
                id="Image1" />

         <input type="image"
                alt="Clear button" 
                src="Clear.jpg" 
                onserverclick="ClearBtn_Click" 
                runat="server" 
                id="Image2" />
 
         <h1> 
         
         <span id="Message" 
               runat="server">
         </span>

         </h1>

      </form>

   </body>

</html>

Remarks

Use the Alt property to specify the text to display when the specified image is not available or has not been downloaded. You can also use this property to programmatically determine the specified alternative text.

In browsers that support the ToolTip feature, this text also appears as a ToolTip for the HtmlInputImage control.

Applies to

See also