How to get the Value from the Textbox ?Textbox is created by using add control function.


Dim textWG As New HtmlInputText

textWG.text="Wage Rate"

textWG.ID = "txtWG"


i write this code at form load.moreover this form have one save button to save the value from the "txtWG" to database

this textbox will be appear when form finish load.but after click save button the value cant be save into database. tat textbox become empty when user click the save button.

how can i get the value from that textbox ?

Please advice me.Thank you

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You are using a HTML control and by default, HTML controls dont have a mechanism to preserve data between postbacks. You must use server side controls that can automatically maintain their state between postbacks.

So to correct the problem you must create an instance of TextBox instead of HTML imput control.

Reza Nassabeh

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2/29/2008 11:59:26 AM

i try this code, cant work.

dim text1 as new textbox

text1.text = "testing" = "txt1"


how to create TextBox by using add control function? pls advice me.
2/29/2008 5:10:43 PM

the following code is to create the textbox but the result still cant show the textbox value.What should i need to do? pls advice.  

Protected Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Dim testint As Integer

        testint = 1
            Dim myLabel As New Label
            'Dim mytest As New TextBox
            myLabel.Text = "Label" & testint
            myLabel.ID = "Label" & testint
            mytest.Text = Format(Date.Now.Month)
            mytest.ID = "test" & testint

            testint = testint + 1
            Dim spacer As LiteralControl = New LiteralControl("<br />")
        Loop Until testint = 5

    End Sub

Protected Sub Button2_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button2.Click

Dim result As String = mytest.Text

Response.Write("alert(" alert('" & result & "') & result &")")

 End Sub

2/29/2008 5:28:09 PM

Add the control like below

TextBox txtbox = new TextBox();

txtbox.ID = "txtID";

txtbox.Text = "GotIt";


And You can retrieve the value as

protected void Save_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


TextBox txt = (TextBox)form1.FindControl("txtID");

lblResult.Text = txt.Text;




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2/29/2008 5:53:13 PM

thx. Big Smile

3/1/2008 5:42:16 AM

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