troubleshooting Question

Cast Control To WebControl

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I am iterating through controls on a page and need to cast them to a webcontrol to access attribute property.

Can someone give me a quick example of how to cast a control to a web control?

        public void FetchControls(Control c)
                WebControl wc = (WebControl)c;


                // Run FetchControls again if the current control is a parent and has child controls.
                if (c.HasControls())
                    foreach (Control cc in c.Controls)
            catch (Exception ex)
                debug("Failed casting from Control to WebControl.");

Executing this gives me an invalid cast exception for ALL the controls.

Any tips will be appreciated!
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