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Custom MVC Html extension. Wraps a LabelFor, EditorFor, and ValidationMessageFor for a property in a div. Saves a considerable amount of typing in Views. Also checks if the property has the Required attribute and adds a class to the label. Can pass in Html attributes which get applied to the containing div. This gives you hooks for styling and l…
namespace System.Web.Mvc
{
public static class MyEditorForExtensions
{
public static MvcHtmlString MyEditorFor<TModel, TProperty>(this HtmlHelper<TModel> htmlHelper, Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>> expression)
{
return MyEditorForInternal(htmlHelper, expression, HtmlHelper.AnonymousObjectToHtmlAttributes(null));
}
public static MvcHtmlString MyEditorFor<TModel, TProperty>(this HtmlHelper<TModel> htmlHelper, Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>> expression, object htmlAttributes)
{
return MyEditorForInternal(htmlHelper, expression, HtmlHelper.AnonymousObjectToHtmlAttributes(htmlAttributes));
}
private static MvcHtmlString MyEditorForInternal<TModel, TProperty>(this HtmlHelper<TModel> htmlHelper, Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>> expression, IDictionary<string, object> htmlAttributes)
{
TagBuilder builder = new TagBuilder("div");
builder.MergeAttributes(htmlAttributes);
string labelHtml;
var test = ModelMetadata.FromLambdaExpression(expression, htmlHelper.ViewData);
if (test.IsRequired)
{
labelHtml = Html.LabelExtensions.LabelFor(htmlHelper, expression, new { @class = "required" }).ToHtmlString();
}
else
{
labelHtml = Html.LabelExtensions.LabelFor(htmlHelper, expression).ToHtmlString();
}
string editorHtml = Html.EditorExtensions.EditorFor(htmlHelper, expression).ToHtmlString();
string validationHtml = Html.ValidationExtensions.ValidationMessageFor(htmlHelper, expression).ToHtmlString();
builder.InnerHtml = labelHtml + editorHtml + validationHtml;
return new MvcHtmlString(builder.ToString(TagRenderMode.Normal));
}
}
}
fieldset {border:1px #ccc dotted; padding:0% 1%; margin:10px -10px;}
legend {font-weight:bold; font-size:123%; padding:0px 3px; margin-left:-3px; background-color:White;}
form div{float:left; margin:2% 3%;}
form div.oneSixth {width:10.4%;}
form div.oneThird {width:26.7%;}
form div.twoThirds {width:59.5%;}
form div.half {width:43%;}
form div.oneFourth{width:18.5%;}
label {display:block; margin-bottom:1px; width:auto; text-align:left;}
.required:after {content:url(images/icon_required.gif);}
form div.inline {margin:1% 3%;}
form div.inline input {width:60%; border:1px solid #ccc; text-align:left;}
form div.inline label {display:inline-block; width:30%; text-align:right; padding-right:12px;}
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