Traverse / Loop through all form controls in asp.net


This post explains that how to traverse (loop through) all form controls in asp.net page.

foreach (System.Web.UI.Control ctrl in this.form1.Controls)
{
//here your code
}

Further if you want to get the state or data or manipulate the control, use the below code:
Here I am checking that at least one DropDownList item is selected out of all DropDownLists in the current webform.

bool isSelected = false;

foreach (System.Web.UI.Control ctrl in this.form1.Controls)
{

if (ctrl.GetType() == typeof(System.Web.UI.WebControls.DropDownList))
{
DropDownList ddl = (DropDownList)ctrl;

if (ddl.SelectedItem.Text != "")
{
isSelected = true;
break;
}
}

}

if (isSelected == true)
{
Response.Write("selected");
}
else
{
Response.Write("none selected");
}

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