Panel control is used as a container for other controls much as a
<div> (or a
<span> to a lesser extent) acts in plain HTML. It serves several functions:
To control the visibility of the controls it contains
To control the appearance of the controls it contains
To make it easier to generate controls programmatically
Panel control is derived from
WebControl and has the read/write properties shown in Table 5-1. The
Panel control has no methods or events not inherited from the
WebControl class. Specifically, there are no events raised by user interaction.
Table 5-1. Properties of the Panel control not inherited from Control or WebControl
The URL of an image to display as the background of the panel. If the image is smaller than the panel, it will be tiled.
The direction to display text in a container control. Default is
Specifies the horizontal alignment of the contents, overriding any CSS styles that are already set on it. Default is
Specifies the visibility and location of scroll bars. Default value is