ASP.NET AlternateText Property


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Definition and Usage

The AlternateText property is used to set or return the alternate text of an image.

This property specifies the text to display if the image is not available.

The alternate text displays as a ToolTip if your browser supports it (Internet Explorer)

Syntax

<asp:Image AlternateText="text" runat="server" />
 
Attribute Description
text Specifies an alternate text for the image

Example

The following example sets the AlternateText for an Image control (image file does not exist):

<form runat="server">
<asp:Image id="Img1" ImageUrl="missing_img.gif"
runat="server" AlternateText="Image Text" />
</form>

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