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Accessing Site.Master in another page

Good afternoon,
Ive got my <body> tag setup in my site.master file, and I want to be able to set an attribute of the body in a WebForm.

I thought I could just try and set the page in site.master like '<body id="divBody" runat="server">', and then in my PageLoad on the webform I want to set it on do:-
Public Class _Default
    Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

    Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
        divBody.Attributes.Add("oncontextmenu", "return false"))
    End Sub
End Class

But this doesnt work.

Any ideas how I can set the Body attributes in a different form?

Thank you
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tonelm54
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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
In principal you can do:
Dim master As YourMasterPage = CType(Me.Master, YourMasterPage)
master.divBody.Attributes.Add("oncontextmenu", "return false")

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Although the body tag is probably protected by default. So, you can either increase its scope to Public, or add a property to the master page to expose it.
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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
If you wanted to you could add a MasterType directive to your page and then you wouldn't need to do the CType either.
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CodeCruiserCommented:
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