Fetching all controls on a page ordered by their ID

Here's a simple to way to fetch all the controls on an ASP.NET page ordered by their ID's

C#



    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


    {


        var ctrl = from ctr in this.Controls.Cast<Control>().OrderBy(c => c.ID)


                   select ctr;     


    }




VB.NET


Protected Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)


    Dim ctrl = _


     From ctr In Me.Controls.Cast(Of Control)().OrderBy(Function(c) c.ID) _


     Select ctr


End Sub




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Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, ASP.NET Architecture MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) works as an Architect Consultant and provides consultancy on how to design and develop Web applications.

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