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AssociatedControlId

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I am assuming you are familiar with the associatedcontrolid attribute of the label webcontrol.

<asp:label runat="server" text="Name *" associatedcontrolid="txtname" />
<asp:textbox id="txtname" runat="server" />

This bit of code will set focus on the textbox when the label is clicked. The same behavior happens when the associated control is a dropdownlist or any other basic form element.


Now I have a custom control which dynamically creates a few dropdownlists (no other controls). When specifying the associatedcontrolid to my custom control (eciCulture) it will not automatically activate the first dropdownlist. How can I make sure this behavior does happen without writing the HTMLcode for the label myself?

Is there an Attribute available that can be specified in the custom control?
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