Programmatically Adding Web User Controls

Discussion in 'ASP .Net Web Controls' started by Jason Dunbar, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. Jason Dunbar

    Jason Dunbar Guest

    Hi folks,

    I have a scenario where I need to create multiple unique instances of
    a Web User Control and add these controls as children to a PlaceHolder
    Server Control. Here is my code so far:

    private void newJourneyLeg()
    // generate the index number based on the
    current number of Dictionary Entries
    int legIndex = arrLegControls.Count + 1;

    // - trip leg controls must be created 'on the
    fly' and so each one must take on a unique name

    Trace.Warn("Leg Index Number",


    Where 'arrLegControls' has been instantiated as a Hashtable.
    'journeyLegs' is the ID/name of my PlaceHolder Server Control.

    This method is called as part of an event handler. The event handler
    is fired when a radio button is clicked (though this will eventually
    be triggered by a 'new' button to create a new journeyLeg).

    The Event Handler has been tied to three Radio Buttons.

    When a Radio button is first clicked, the control is created fine.
    When another of the radio buttons is clicked, no other controls are
    created and added.

    When the same Radio Button is clicked twice, the control appears the
    first time, then disappears with the second click.

    Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,

    Jason Dunbar, Nov 8, 2004
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