5.4. A Deeper Look at HTML Control Classes

Related classes in the .NET Framework use inheritance to share functionality. For example, every HTML control inherits from the base class HtmlControl. The HtmlControl class provides essential features every HTML server control uses. Figure 5-7 shows the inheritance diagram.

Figure 5.7. HTML control inheritance

The next few sections dissect the ASP.NET classes that are used for HTML server controls. You can use this material to help understand the common elements that are shared by all HTML controls. For the specific details about each HTML control, you can refer to the class library reference in the ...

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