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Posted on 2011-03-23
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In asp.net master page app can I display a label from the master page that reflects the page I am on?
For example I want a variable in the master page to display some instructions in the master page area depending on what webpage I am on.

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by:devlab2012
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Suppose you have a label "lblMessage" on the master page, then on your content page you can change the text of this label with following statement:

Label lbl1 = (Label)Page.Master.FindControl("lblMessage");
lbl1.Text = "Text based upon content page";
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Huseyin KAHRAMAN earned 500 total points
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in master add a public property

public pageName as string=""

then on any page using master page

me.master.pagename = "User Control Page"
' you may need to cast your master to masterpage type to use pagename property

and on master page_render event use this to set a label on master...
or create a property and when set, change the label.text to this value

Public Property PageName() As Integer
Get
  Return lblPageName.Text
End Get
Set(ByVal Value As Integer)
  lblPageName.Text = value
End Set
End Property
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by:devlab2012
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In VB.NET:

Page.Master.FindControl("lblMessage").Text = "Text based upon content page"
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