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I have my master page control with a panel1 in it. Its property visible is set to false.

In one of my pages for example- Links.aspx I want to set the panel1 property visible = true in my master page.

Is this possible?
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Question by:caoimhincryan
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You can access the controls in the master page using me.Form.Parent.FindControl..........

So you'd have something like:

CType(me.Form.Parent.FindControl("panel1"),Panel).Visible = True
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by:needo_jee
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in  Links.aspx

 MasterPage ms = (MasterPage)Master;
        Panel pp = (Panel)ms.FindControl("Panel1");
        pp.Visible = true;
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by:needo_jee
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if want to short the code then this line
((Panel)((MasterPage)Master).FindControl("Panel1")).Visible = true;

VB.Net
Ctype(Ctype(Master,MasterPage).FindControl("Panel1"),Panel).Visible =True
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by:caoimhincryan
ID: 20297638
Thanks for the quick response. Both work great but actually doesnt display for the context Im using it. Let me explain.

I have my panel in master page. Then on my links page i override the onError method so as to display my own error message.

Protected Overrides Sub OnError(ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        MyBase.OnError(e)

        '    'do stuff here
        UpdatePanel1.Visible = False
       
        CType(Me.Form.Parent.FindControl("ErrorHandlerPanel"), Panel).Visible = True

       Response.Write(Server.GetLastError().Message)

        Server.ClearError()
       

    End Sub

To test this i have added Throw New ApplicationException("Blahh") on my page load event.

All thats displayed is "Blahh" . Would anyone know how to display my panel?
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by:caoimhincryan
ID: 20297645
I never specified that my error message is in my panel on the master page hence why I want it to display.
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by:caoimhincryan
ID: 20298538
I split the points. I feel I need to ask a new question for my current issue.
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