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ASP.Net - How to tell button name?

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My experience with VB.net has been with the windows programming.  This week I have been given the task of becoming familiar with our ASP.net website.  I am trying to "poke around" and follow the code and already have stumbled on a seemingly simple question.

When I look at the Login.aspx page, I click on the button "expecting" to see the properties of the button so I can get the name of it to go to the Login.aspx.vb file and see what it is doing.
I quickly realize it doesn't work that way.

How do I find out the name of the button so I can ultimately go see the code that is running behind it?

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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Jimbo99999

8/22/2022 - Mon
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You need to check the onclick event of yor button to determine the event handler of your button...
Please check this..
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.web.ui.webcontrols.button.click.aspx
Jimbo99999

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Thanks for replying.  However, I am not trying to determine the event handler of the button.  I am trying to find out the name of it so I can locate the code that executes behind it. I click once on it in the designer and I get the little resizing boxes at each corner of it.  But I do not get any informaiton about the button in the Properties window.  How do I get the button properties to show? They show when I click in a textbox.

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jimbo99999
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Jimbo99999

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Yes, Visual Studio 2003.  Following the method you suggested and I thought would be how to see it, I just get <BUTTON> in the dropdown list where you normally would see the name.
In SolutionExplorer, I have  a file called Login.aspx. When I rick-click on it and and select "View Designer" I get a form with all the controls on it.  If I right-click and select "View Code" I get normal looking VB.net code.  I dont understand why I can't find the code like you have in 2).

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Its been a long time since i used visual studio 2003.
Just goto the designer mode and in the toolbar, select View->Markup

you should be able to view the aspx file contents in code mode.
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<TR>
									<TD noWrap align="center" colSpan="2"><button id="cmdLogin" onmouseover="this.value='Enter Site';" onmouseout="this.value='Log In';"
											type="button" runat="server" Value="Login">Log 
            In</button>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<BUTTON onmouseover="this.value='Clear Values';" onmouseout="this.value='Cancel';" type="reset"
											value="Cancel">Cancel</BUTTON></TD>
								</TR>

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Ok, I did not see View --> Markup...but I did try View --> HTML Source.  

I find the Login button is named cmdLogin, but I cannot locate the name of the Cancel button.

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