Horrible HTML

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  1. doug
    doug avatar
    4 posts
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    May 2009

    Posted 09 Mar 2010 Link to this post

    How do you answer the question - why does controls like an Text box generate (such horrible html) of tables instead of a <input text box.
    Its no good saying cos it can connect to a WCF source or do google style predictive searches.
    What we have done is to have a designer is to look at the rendered HTML+css and then alter the .ri classes.
    I know I could use the form decorator for some but there seems to be a lack of understanding of the benefit of using say the RadInput controls.
    The most irritating is to create a search text box with a seprate button, or a input box with error icons next to it or a checkbox with label centered and error icon (eg you must tick the T&Cs) all in a line, eg text-align.
    The bit about internationalization or accessiblity its stony ground.

    What can you suggest?
  2. Dimo
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    8406 posts

    Posted 09 Mar 2010 Link to this post

    Hi Doug,

    RadTextBox renders a <table> only if you set the Label or ShowButton="true". For more information about how to use it without a table, please refer to


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