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HeadlineSettings.MaxLength Property

Gets or sets the maximum length of the headline’s text.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v21.1.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(0)]
public int MaxLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Int32

0

An integer value that specifies the maximum number of characters within the headline’s text. 0 if there is no maximum length.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to MaxLength
ASPxNewsControl
.ItemSettings.MaxLength

Remarks

In some instances, the actual length of the headline’s text can exceed the maximum length to prevent the last word from being truncated.

NOTE

The MaxLength property setting is not in effect if the ASPxNewsControl’s ASPxWebControl.EncodeHtml property is set to false.

Example

This example demonstrates how the ASPxNewsControl control can be customized to make use of the SEO-friendly paging feature.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true"  CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" 
Inherits="_Default" %>
<%@ Register Assembly="DevExpress.Web.v8.3, Version=8.3.2.0, Culture=neutral, 
PublicKeyToken=b88d1754d700e49a"
    Namespace="DevExpress.Web.ASPxNewsControl" TagPrefix="dxnc" %>  

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> 

<script runat="server">
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <head id="Head1" runat="server">
     <title>SEO-friendly paging in the ASPxNewsControl</title>
 </head>
 <body>
     <form id="form1" runat="server">

         <dxnc:ASPxNewsControl ID="ASPxNewsControl1" runat="server" 
             DataSourceID="dsSampleDataSource" 
             NavigateUrlFormatString="javascript:void('{0}');" Width="100%" >
             <PagerSettings SEOFriendly="Enabled"></PagerSettings>
             <ItemSettings ShowImageAsLink="True" MaxLength="120" TailText="Details" />
         </dxnc:ASPxNewsControl>

        <asp:XmlDataSource ID="dsSampleDataSource" runat="server" 
            DataFile="~/App_Data/NewsControlRSS.xml" 
            TransformFile="~/App_Data/NewsControlRSS.xslt" XPath="//item" />     
      </form>
 </body>
 </html>
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