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What is Hidden Field? How to use that?

Posted By: Ramesh     Posted Date: December 23, 2009    Points:2   Category :ASP.Net
What is Hidden Field? How to use that in asp.net?

Please help me to understand this


Author: abhay             
Posted Date: December 23, 2009     Points: 5   

Hidden Fields allow you to send additional information with a submitted form that don't necessarily require a user to "fill them out."

If you have done some changes at clientside
and need these value at serverside then at that time you can use hidden field.

Let's suppose if you have a textbox of html type and without runat server in the tag ,so you can't find the value at serverside .So you can keep it in hidden and find the value of hidden at serverside to get that textbox value.

Author: Ramesh             
Posted Date: December 23, 2009     Points: 5   

Thanks a lot Abhay...It helped me a lot to understand the concept of hidden field..


Author: nishithraj             
Posted Date: December 24, 2009     Points: 5   

Using hidden fields we can maintian the state of a page in a sertain level.

Actually hidden text box is a html control and the hidden field is the equivalent asp control for that.

You can retain the values of a hidden field even after the post back..

Author: Lalij Mer             
Posted Date: January 05, 2010     Points: 5   

Ideally HiddenField is used to create a hidden field in the form. When it is rendered on the page, it is implemented through <input type=hidden> HTML tag.

show here how to use hidden file


Please Check my answer if you help....
Thank You...

Author: TotalDotNet             
Posted Date: August 16, 2010     Points: 5   

you will find stuff regarding HiddenField


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