Button.OnClick(EventArgs) Button.OnClick(EventArgs) Button.OnClick(EventArgs) Button.OnClick(EventArgs) Method

Definition

Raises the Click event of the Button control.

protected:
 virtual void OnClick(EventArgs ^ e);
protected virtual void OnClick (EventArgs e);
abstract member OnClick : EventArgs -> unit
override this.OnClick : EventArgs -> unit
Protected Overridable Sub OnClick (e As EventArgs)

Parameters

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to specify and code an event handler for the Click event in order to display a simple message on the Web page.

<%@ 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">
    
    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Manually register the event-handling method for
        // the Click event of the Button control.
        Button1.Click += new EventHandler(this.GreetingBtn_Click);
    }

    void GreetingBtn_Click(Object sender,
                           EventArgs e)
    {
        // When the button is clicked,
        // change the button text, and disable it.

        Button clickedButton = (Button)sender;
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked...";
        clickedButton.Enabled = false;
        
        // Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = true;
    }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>
     
      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </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">
    
    Sub GreetingBtn_Click(ByVal sender As Object, _
                          ByVal e As EventArgs)
   
        ' When the button is clicked,
        ' change the button text, and disable it.
        
        Dim clickedButton As Button = sender
        clickedButton.Text = "...button clicked..."
        clickedButton.Enabled = False
 
        ' Display the greeting label text.
        GreetingLabel.Visible = True
    End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Button Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
      <h3>Simple Button Example</h3>
     
      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Click here for greeting..."
           OnClick="GreetingBtn_Click" 
           runat="server"/>
      <br />
      <br />
      <asp:Label ID="GreetingLabel" runat="server" 
                 Visible="false" Text="Hello World!" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Remarks

The Click event is raised when the Button control is clicked. This event is commonly used when no command name is associated with the Button control (for instance, with a Submit button).

Raising an event invokes the event handler through a delegate. For more information, see Handling and Raising Events.

The OnClick method also allows derived classes to handle the event without attaching a delegate. This is the preferred technique for handling the event in a derived class.

Notes to Inheritors

When overriding OnClick(EventArgs) in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's OnClick(EventArgs) method so that registered delegates receive the event.

Applies to

See also