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What is the point of EnablePartialRendering = false in the ScriptManager?

jamesamuir asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have a fairly complex page where i am using a single image css technique for rounded corners.  Problem is, if I do not encompass the entire panel with an UpdatePanel, the partial page refresh causes the style to render incorrectly.  The reason that this is a problem is because I have buttons that will not work correctly wrapped inside of an update panel.  The solution that I found was to set EnablePartialRendering = false.  Now, the page does a complete postback with no Ajax like functionality at all which leads me to my question, whats the pont?  If I wanted a full postback I would just remove the tags instead.
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Good answer.  Apparently the solution that I found was incorrect.  It looks like I have to use the Triggers tag instead.  Goes to show that you shouldnt always accept the first answer that you find.  Thanks again.

For posterity, you can use the Triggers tag or if you need to do it via code you can do it like:


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