FormView.CaptionAlign Property

Definition

Gets or sets the horizontal or vertical position of the HTML caption element in a FormView control. This property is provided to make the control more accessible to users of assistive technology devices.

public:
 virtual property System::Web::UI::WebControls::TableCaptionAlign CaptionAlign { System::Web::UI::WebControls::TableCaptionAlign get(); void set(System::Web::UI::WebControls::TableCaptionAlign value); };
public virtual System.Web.UI.WebControls.TableCaptionAlign CaptionAlign { get; set; }
member this.CaptionAlign : System.Web.UI.WebControls.TableCaptionAlign with get, set
Public Overridable Property CaptionAlign As TableCaptionAlign

Property Value

One of the TableCaptionAlign values. The default is TableCaptionAlign.NotSet.

Exceptions

The specified value is not one of the TableCaptionAlign enumeration values.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to use the CaptionAlign property to specify that the HTML caption element in a FormView control should be rendered on the left side of the control.


<%@ Page language="C#" %>

<!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 runat="server">
    <title>FormView Caption and CaptionAlign Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormView Caption and CaptionAlign Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        caption="Employee Details"
        captionalign="Left"  
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
        
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <h3><%# Eval("FirstName") %>&nbsp;<%# Eval("LastName") %></h3>      
                <%# Eval("Title") %>        
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>
        
        </itemtemplate>
          
        <pagersettings position="Bottom"
          mode="NextPrevious"/> 
                  
      </asp:formview>
          
      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </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">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>FormView Caption and CaptionAlign Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormView Caption and CaptionAlign Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        caption="Employee Details"
        captionalign="Left"  
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
        
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <h3><%# Eval("FirstName") %>&nbsp;<%# Eval("LastName") %></h3>      
                <%# Eval("Title") %>        
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>
        
        </itemtemplate>
          
        <pagersettings position="Bottom"
          mode="NextPrevious"/> 
                  
      </asp:formview>
          
      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>

Remarks

Use the CaptionAlign property to specify the horizontal or vertical position of the HTML caption element in a FormView control. This property is provided to make the control more accessible to users of assistive technology devices.

This property is set using one of the TableCaptionAlign enumeration values. The following table lists the possible values.

Value Description
TableCaptionAlign.Bottom The caption element is aligned with the bottom of the table.
TableCaptionAlign.Left The caption element is aligned with the left side of the table.
TableCaptionAlign.NotSet The caption element's alignment is not set.
TableCaptionAlign.Right The caption element is aligned with the right side of the table.
TableCaptionAlign.Top The caption element is aligned with the top of the table.

Note

When this property is set to TableCaptionAlign.NotSet, the default value of the browser is used.

Additional accessibility support for the FormView control is provided by the Caption property. Use the Caption property to specify the text to render in an HTML caption element in a FormView control.

Applies to

See also