Finding Controls that are nested in templates of Web User Control Toolbar

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  1. Peter Georgiev
    Peter Georgiev avatar
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    Jan 2006

    Posted 14 Jul 2006 Link to this post


    r.a.d.toolbar version


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    all browsers supported by r.a.d.toolbar


    As the title suggests, this project shows how to access controls that are nested in template buttons of a r.a.d.toolbar web user control. The toolbar has two template buttons, but we use only one of them for this demo. A label's Text property takes the value of the Text property of a nested textbox.

    I use the FindControl method consecutively and indexing of the TemplatedButtons collection to reach the nested textbox.  

  2. Gregory Ott
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    Member since:
    Aug 2007

    Posted 13 Sep 2007 Link to this post

    I"m finding the controls fine but the value of my dropdownlist is always -1

    DropDownList m_IssuePurposeTypeDropDown = (DropDownList)GetWOTemplateButton().FindControl("m_IssuePurposeTypeDropDown");

    private RadToolbarTemplateButton GetWOTemplateButton()


    RadToolbarTemplateButton m_WOButton = (RadToolbarTemplateButton)this.m_LocationServiceRadToolbar.Items.TemplatedButtons[1];

    return m_WOButton;


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