ASP.net get the value of a div tag into a string variable

How would i get the value of the inner html of a html div tag into a asp.net variable
troyvwAsked:
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raaziqCommented:
U may try this code...

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<%@ Page ValidateRequest="false" Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="WebApplication1._Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
   
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
   
    <div id="div1" runat=server>  
        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>
    </div>
    <asp:HiddenField ID="divHidden" runat=server  />
    <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" Text="Button" onclick="Button1_Click" />
    </form>

<script language=javascript>    
    var divVal = document.getElementById('<%= div1.ClientID %>').innerHTML;    
    var hid = document.getElementById('<%= divHidden.ClientID %>')
    hid.value = divVal;
</script>


</body>
</html>
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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

namespace WebApplication1
{
    public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    {
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
           
        }

        protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            Response.Write(divHidden.Value);
        }

     
    }
}
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it works
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abhinayp86Commented:
If i understand correctly, u need all the things that lie in ur div tag from code behind.

For that, put the attributes runat= "server" and id="div1"

n in ur code behind u can try like, div1.Controls
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
I did this in my html:

<div id="header1" runat="server"</div>

and tried this in my code

div1.Controls

and it did not know what header1 was.

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raaziqCommented:
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="WebApplication1._Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div id="div1" runat=server>
    Sample
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

namespace WebApplication1
{
    public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    {
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            Response.Write("From Code : " + div1.InnerHtml);
        }
    }
}

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

output

From Code : Sample
 
Sample
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
I can read my div tags in asp.net but they are all blank even though I put something in the inner html
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raaziqCommented:
u placed div tag in the same manner ???


  <div id="div1" runat=server>
 
    Sample

    </div>
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raaziqCommented:
can u provide ur code pls
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
HTML

<div id="IntroPar" runat="server"></div>

asp.net code:

strhtml = IntroPar.InnerHtml

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troyvwAuthor Commented:
That code returns "" for strhtml
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raaziqCommented:
there is nothing in between the div tag... as per ur code...

so it will return ""

check and compare my code snippets given... and it gives wht ever there in between the div opening and closing tags

hope u got the thing.
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
I get a error

Cannot get inner content of header1 because the contents are not literal
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
Never mind on my last post i figure that portion out...

maybe i should mention header i am setting the innerhtml in code

div1.innerhtml = "TEST"
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troyvwAuthor Commented:
it worked thanks
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