In this lesson I introduce the different categories of server controls, show you the markup that is generated by some of the server controls, show you how to use some of the server controls, and show you how programmatically to update a property of a server control. I cover both simple and complex server controls.
The server controls are conveniently located in the Toolbox and are divided into categories via separate tabs in the Toolbox, as shown in Figure 9A-1.
You can open the Toolbox by selecting Toolbox from the View menu or using the Ctrl+Alt+X key combination.
The following is information about each of the categories of server controls that are provided in the Toolbox:
Standard — These are the standard controls. Some of the standard controls that you will use quite often are
Label, Button, TextBox, and
DropDownList. I show ...