How to get the value fo dynamically created control?


Dear All
I am new in
I am doing one project there I have one doubt.

what I want is I have taken two  button controls in my page, on click of first button1 I have  dynamically created one textbox and I added this textbox to my page and also set the id for this textbox,.
after that on click of second button2 I want that the value of the textbox will be print in my page by getting the value of the textbbox.


some codes are given below.

 <form id="form1" runat="server">
        &nbsp;<asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" OnClick="Button1_Click" Text="Button" />
        <asp:Button ID="Button2" runat="server" OnClick="Button2_Click" Text="Submit" />

 protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

        TextBox tb = new TextBox();
        tb.ID = "tb1";
        tb.Text = "Hello";
    protected void Button2_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        TextBox tb1 = (TextBox)Page.FindControl("tb1");

after clicking on second button I am finding exception.

How can I do That???

Thanks in advance to all !




Ajay Kumar Verma
2/11/2008 9:12:48 AM 93655 articles. 5 followers. Follow

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I don't think it would be easier to find it. If it was added in Page_Init, you could have possibly found the control.

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2/11/2008 9:59:22 AM

try using



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2/11/2008 10:03:02 AM

or use sessions to store the values like this!

protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        TextBox tb = new TextBox();
        tb.ID = "tb1";
        tb.Text = "Hello";

    protected void Button2_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        Label tb1 = new Label();
        tb1.Text = (string)Session["mytext"];
2/11/2008 10:09:13 AM


try this


Dim tb1 As String = Request.Form("tb1")


string tb1 = Request.Form["tb1"]

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2/11/2008 10:21:46 AM

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