Setting Label's text attribute to the page title's text.

Is there a way to programmatically set a label's text attribute to the current page's title attribute? Such as (pseudo code):

  

private void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
// Put user code to initialize the page here lblPageTitle.Text = PageTitle.Text.Attribute(); }
 
 
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isheahan
11/27/2006 11:54:37 PM
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lblPageTitle.Text = Page.Title();

 


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mbanavige
11/28/2006 1:15:22 AM

Thank you for the reply, however, Page.Title is not available. Perhaps this is a asp.net 2.0 feature? I'm still using 1.1, any help would be greatly appreciated!

Sincerest regards,
Brian Sheahan
 

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isheahan
11/28/2006 3:09:31 AM

hi,

      <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="Label"></asp:Label></div>

  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        Page.Header.Title = Label1.Text;
    }

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jessjing
11/28/2006 3:38:22 AM

Again, thank you for the response, but I get the following error:

  'System.Web.UI.Page' does not contain a definition for 'Header'

 
 
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isheahan
11/28/2006 3:42:07 AM

It's a ASP2.0 feature.

 But if you are simply changing the content of a label to the page's title, you can do it on client side with javascript, which is actually better because from the time the server thinks title is xyz to the time the browser finishes processing, javascript along the way may have changed title from xyz to abc.

Can you zoom out your problem alittle? There maybe an alternative work around.

 

 


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haoest
11/28/2006 3:56:13 AM

hi,

in asp.net 1.1

add runat="server" to <title>Untitled Page</title>

like <title id="PageTitle" runat="sever">Untitled Page</title>

in this way, make the title as a server control,then add protected System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlGenericControl PageTitle; to the cs codebehind

in Page_Load event

add

this.PageTitle.InnerText=Label1.Text;

have a try, hope it helps

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jessjing
11/28/2006 5:26:29 AM

Lots of great replies! Thank you!!

However, this one doesn't do it either. :(

The error I get is with regards to the protected control I'm adding to the CS code behind. 'System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlGenericControl' works out great, but when I append '.PageTitle;' to it, it says the ';' cannot be used. The specific error: "Invalid token ';' in class, struct or interface membership declaration." Funny thing is that Intellisense doesn't pick up PageTitle as an option when I type out the declaration (which doesn't mean anything, so I still debugged and it erred out).

To answer the question previously to this last post:

I have a 'template' of sorts where there is this banner of sorts that I don't want to have to manage if I'm already managing the page's title. They will be the same at all times. If it were possible to either set this label control within this banner to the page's title or the page's title to the label control within this banner, that would be great and save me a bunch of time throughout the site.

Technologies used:

ASP.NET 1.1
C# 1.1
JavaScript

Thanks for all your help and support!
iSheahan

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isheahan
11/28/2006 2:15:53 PM

Fix:

give the title in the HTML view the server controls:

<title id="PageTitle" runat="server">Your custom title here...</title>

next, declare the protected control:

protected System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.GenericHtmlControl PageTitle;

Then, in the Page Load event, assign it to the label control:

lblPageTitle.Text = this.PageTitle.InnerText.ToString();

Thanks to all who contributed, the combined answers got me to where I needed to be.
 


 

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isheahan
11/28/2006 4:13:55 PM
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