How to set the Name of the Button in C#?

A Button is an essential part of an application, or software, or webpage. It allows the user to interact with the application or software. In Button, you are allowed to set the name of your button by using Name property. You can use this property in two different methods:

1. Design-Time: It is the easiest method to set the name of the button using the following steps:

  • Step 1: Create a windows form as shown in the below image:
    Visual Studio -> File -> New -> Project -> WindowsFormApp
  • Step 2: Drag the Button control from the ToolBox and drop it on the windows form. You are allowed to place a Button control anywhere on the windows form according to your need.
  • Step 3: After drag and drop you will go to the properties of the Button control to set the Name property of the Button.



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Run-Time: It is a little bit trickier than the above method. In this method, you can set the Name property of the Button programmatically with the help of given syntax:

public string Name { get; set; }

Here, the string is used to represent the name of the button. Following steps are used to set the Name property of the Button:

  • Step 1: Create a button using the Button() constructor is provided by the Button class.
    // Creating Button using Button class
    Button MyButton = new Button();
    
  • Step 2: After creating Button, set the Name property of the Button provided by the Button class.
    // Set the name of the button
    Mybutton.Name = "First_button";
    
  • Step 3: And last add this button control to form using Add() method.
    // Add this Button to form
    this.Controls.Add(Mybutton);
    

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    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.ComponentModel;
    using System.Data;
    using System.Drawing;
    using System.Linq;
    using System.Text;
    using System.Threading.Tasks;
    using System.Windows.Forms;
      
    namespace WindowsFormsApp8 {
      
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
      
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }
      
        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
      
            // Creating and setting the properties of label
            Label l = new Label();
            l.AutoSize = true;
            l.Text = "Do you want to submit this form?";
            l.Location = new Point(222, 145);
      
            // Adding this label to form
            this.Controls.Add(l);
      
            // Creating and setting the properties of Button
            Button Mybutton = new Button();
            Mybutton.Location = new Point(225, 198);
            Mybutton.Text = "Submit";
            Mybutton.AutoSize = true;
            Mybutton.BackColor = Color.LightBlue;
            Mybutton.Padding = new Padding(6);
            Mybutton.Name = "First_button";
      
            // Adding this button to form
            this.Controls.Add(Mybutton);
      
            // Creating and setting the properties of Button
            Button Mybutton1 = new Button();
            Mybutton1.Location = new Point(438, 198);
            Mybutton1.Text = "Cancel";
            Mybutton1.AutoSize = true;
            Mybutton1.BackColor = Color.LightPink;
            Mybutton1.Padding = new Padding(6);
            Mybutton1.Name = "Second_button";
      
            // Adding this button to form
            this.Controls.Add(Mybutton1);
        }
    }
    }

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