ASP.NET LinkButton Control

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Definition and Usage

The LinkButton control is used to create a hyperlink button.

Note: This control looks like a HyperLink control but has the same functionality as the Button control.


Property Description .NET
CausesValidation Specifies if a page is validated when a LinkButton control is clicked 1.0
CommandArgument Additional information about the command to perform 1.0
CommandName The command associated with the Command event 1.0
OnClientClick The name of the function to be executed when the LinkButton is clicked 2.0
PostBackUrl The URL of the page to post to from the current page when the LinkButton control is clicked 2.0
runat Specifies that the control is a server control. Must be set to "server" 1.0
Text The text on the LinkButton 1.0
ValidationGroup The group of controls for which the LinkButton control causes validation when it posts back to the server 2.0

Web Control Standard Properties

AccessKey, Attributes, BackColor, BorderColor, BorderStyle, BorderWidth, CssClass, Enabled, Font, EnableTheming, ForeColor, Height, IsEnabled, SkinID, Style, TabIndex, ToolTip, Width

For a full description, go to Web Control Standard Attributes.

Control Standard Properties

AppRelativeTemplateSourceDirectory, BindingContainer, ClientID, Controls, EnableTheming, EnableViewState, ID, NamingContainer, Page, Parent, Site, TemplateControl, TemplateSourceDirectory, UniqueID, Visible

For a full description, go to Control Standard Attributes.


Declare one LinkButton control and one Label control in an .aspx file. When the user clicks on the link, the lbClick subroutine is executed. The subroutine sends the text "You clicked the LinkButton control" to the Label control.

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