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Set Maxlength For TextArea In ASP.NET

11.12.2009
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        Below given is the code to set maxlength for text area in vb.net.

Note: txtMyTextBox is the name of the text area. This has to placed in page load event

Const LENGTH_TEXT As Integer = 100

Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    
  Dim lengthFunction As String = "function isMaxLength(txtBox) {"
  lengthFunction += " if(txtBox) { "
  lengthFunction += " return ( txtBox.value.length <=" & LENGTH_TEXT & ");"
  lengthFunction += " }"
  lengthFunction += "}"
    
  Me.txtMyTextBox.Attributes.Add("onkeypress", "return isMaxLength(this);")
       
  ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptBlock(Me.[GetType](), "txtLength", lengthFunction, True)

End Sub