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Set TextBox Maxlength property in formview dynamically

Posted on 2012-03-27
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VS 2010, .Net 4, Asp.Net

Hi
I need to be able to set the maxlength property of every textbox in the insertitem template of a formview, dynamically using the bound field's sql datatype and length (I am using a linq datasource) - I only need to do this for nchars and nvarchars.

Is there any way to do this at runtime?

Thanks

Wing
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attach below javascript code to textbox's event to dynamically change it's maxlength property.

TextBox1.Attributes.Add("onfocus", "return this.maxLength = 50;");

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