Usercontrol vs Custom Server Controls, Any need for Custom Server Controls
I'm new to ASP.Net so this is probably a stupid question but, is there any need to create customer server controls now that you can pre-compile usercontrols into a dll and thus easily share between applications?
This blog post from David Ebb describes how to do it and the restrictions he note don't seem that bad (other than being able to embed resources such as images in the dll). http://blogs.msdn.com/davidebb/archive/2005/10/30/487160.aspx
His article desribes the techniques for ASP.Net 2.0 and he suggests that there will be further improvements in .Net 3.5 in this ar...Custom Server Control Vs Web Parts, Any need for Custom Server Control
I've just posted a similar question on why you need server controls when you can pre-compile usercontrols and redistribute them.
I've seen lots of (usercontrol vs web part) but not much on web part vs custom server control.
According to the MSDN site you can put web parts onto a normal asp.net page outside of a web part zone and they behave just like custom server controls. So, if you are creating a bunch of controls for redistribution to customer asp.net sites and/or SharePoint sites why don't you just create Web Par...problems listenening to events on a custom server control from another custom server control
Hi all,I am having problems listening to events on one of custom server controls(AddBookmark) from another custom server control(BookmarkList). The listener or the BookmarkList control has a property that can be set to the AddBookmark control (string at design but the reference is obtained at run-time). I am able to get a reference to the AddBookmark control and add a listener to it on the BookmarkList control on the OnPrender of BookmarkList. But the problem is that when the events on AddBookmark gets fired, the listener added from the BookmarkList is no longer present and the listene...Custom Server Control Made of Custom Controls?
I'm giving myself a crash course in custom server controls, and I have a quick general question.
Can I have a custom server control that is composed of other server controls I created.
I'm pretty sure the answer is yes, but I want to be positive.
Shows how to combine existing controls into a new control using class composition.
ASP.NET so rocks! Making page components extensible objects is such a great idea! I love it....Dynamically Loaded User Control inside Custom Server Control Weirdness
I have a wizard controller server control that walks the steps of a wizard and dynamically loads the user control to display for the wizard page using Page.LoadControl.
Everything is working great! Until this showed up. One of the controls on the user control is another custom server control. This server control on the dynamically loaded user control makes use of RegisterClientScriptBlock. For some reason, the client side code for RegisterClientScriptBlock never gets rendered!
I stepped through the code to ensure that RegisterClientScriptBlock gets called, it does. If I ...how to have both server controls and html controls rendered in a custom control?
I have a custom control in which there is an html text box.when you click on it , a div containing a table is appeared and according to what you select in that table a text is set to the text box.
It works fine but the problem is: as the text box is an html element it doesn't have viewstate and when a post back occures in the page its value disappeares.I tried a hidden field to keep its value.again there is another problem : I put this custom control in a usercontrol and put the usercontrol in a multiview and by clicking on a button this view is selected and by clicking another bu...Using a user control in a custom server control.
I've created a custom server control and am trying to add a user control to the rendering of the server control. Is this possible? If so, hints as to how this is done would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks in advance for considering an answer to this question.
Use the LoadControl method. For example: Controls.Add(LoadControl("~/controls/login.ascx"))Steven BeyRecursion: see Recursion
My server control renders a table with x number of rows. I want to add a user control to each row of the table, last column. I do not know how ...Help! Custom Server Control using User Control
I've been bashing my head for a few days on this problem. My Custom
Server Control loads the User Control and renders it properly. But,
when I run the web application the controls (ex: buttons) from the User
Control is not firing the event (ex: a button click to change the
label's text)?Here is a snippet of part of my code: Protected Overrides Sub CreateChildControls() plhPanel = New System.Web.UI.WebControls.PlaceHolder ContentFileLoaded = New System.Web.UI.U...Server Web User Control or Web Custom Control
Ok, I made a DataGrid I like, stuck it in a Web Control Lib, and then to my toolbar.
Now I want to take my nice little control and add it to a greater control, maybe place some buttons around it etc.
I could always inherit from it in a new custom control and dynamically add the buttons, but I thought about using a Web User Control.
I thought I could easily create a Web User Control, drop on my grid and the buttons on a form, and expose some properties and events, but once I got into it, I got a feeling that this isn't what a Web User Control is for.
When designing a control li...Custom Server Control with Child Controls
I have a custom server control <xx.Parent... /> which parses custom child controls <xx.Child... />. In Visual Studio 2008, IntelliSense shows me both when I start typing my control namespace. How can I prevent the child control from showing up in IntelliSense unless I'm adding it within the parent tags?Thanks. --Rudy...Custom Server Control With Child Control
I am currently putting together a very simple control. The new control outputs a table with two rows. The top row contains a heading and the bottom row will contain any other content. The control as it stands works perfectly well and I can place text into the content row no problem.
Now, to the problem. Once I'd completed the control I figured it would be neat to enable the developer to add controls directly into the bottom row (content row) of the outputted table. As you probably know the WebControl class has a Controls collection which the developer can use to add any other...Custom Control within a Control Control
I am developing a custom controls that will render headers for different web sites. Within these controls, I want to place another custom control that will change the language. I created the language control and had it implement IPostBackDataHandler. This control works fine if I drag it on a new web form, but if I tell a header custom control to render it problems occur. The Language Selector custom control does not have a Page member anymore and the event handlers do not work. Does anyone have any experience with doing something similiar? Anyone have any suggestions?
...Custom User Controls v. Custom Web Controls
Is it better for me to begin coding my controls instead of just designing them? What would the benefits be? I meen, i seem to be able to get all i need from just putting stuff together on an ASCX file but i'm obviously missing a huge concept here... please explain!
creating user controls is indeed easier than creating custom server controls because you can simply drag & drop other controls on the form, easily add events to it, ...
Custom controls however are better when you want to reuse them in several other projects. I like to create custom controls for small, reusable com...Custom Control or dynamic loading user controls?
I need to show different information depending on Request.QueryString params. Firstly I decided to choose in Page_Load method which user control I should load (different user controls are responsible for displaying different information). Everything works but the output is flushed after </html> tag (I load control and add it to the Page.Controls). What can I do with it? How to flush the output between <body> and </body> tags?
Now I think about another conception. Maybe I should write a custom control that will do everything I wrote above? But idea with dynamic...