AlternateText Property

Sets or returns the alternate text to display when an image is not available for the device. The default value is an empty string ("").

public string AlternateText {
   get,
   set
}

Remarks

The alternate text appears in browsers that do not support images.

Example

The following example demonstrates how to use the AlternateText property to display .

    Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load

     ' Programmatically add an image URL.
     Image1.ImageUrl = "myimage.gif"

     'Browsers that do not support an image format will show alternate text.
     Image1.AlternateText = "Image not Supported"
     Image1.NavigateURL = "http://www.microsoft.com"

    End Sub
[C#]

private void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
   // Programmatically add an image URL.
   Image1.ImageUrl = "myimage.gif";

   // Browsers that do not support an image format
   // will show alternate text.
   Image1.AlternateText = "Image not Supported";
   Image1.NavigateURL = "http://www.microsoft.com";
}  

See Also

Image Control

Applies to: Image Class