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ASP.NET ImageButton Custom Control

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Hi I need to create a ASP.NET custom control which is inherited from ImageButton. I need to assign Text Property to it so I can diplay the text on top of the image.

Hope you can help.
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by:antonybrahin
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by:boogiefromzk
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Add a property with string type (in fact, I think there already is a caption property) and display it's value in html part as for label control.
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Hi Boogiefromzk,

Thanks for the reply. Can you provide me with a sample of what u r suggesting. I am quite new to custom controls.

Thanks
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by:boogiefromzk
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Sorry, I've went from MS 2 years ago.
See this page for instructons
http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/aspnet/ASPNETCustomControlsPart1.aspx
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jorge_toriz earned 500 total points
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You could use something like this:

public class MyImageButton : ImageButton
{
    protected override void Render(HtmlTextWriter writer)
    {
        writer.Write("<table>");
        writer.Write("<tr><td align=\"center\">");
        writer.Write(Context.Server.HtmlEncode(this.Text));
        writer.Write("</td></tr>");
        writer.Write("<tr><td align=\"center\">");
        base.Render(writer);
        writer.Write("</td></tr>");
        writer.Write("</table>");
    }
}
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I put a code sample that solves the problem
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