SiteMapPath.ParentLevelsDisplayed Property


Gets or sets the number of levels of parent nodes the control displays, relative to the currently displayed node.

 virtual property int ParentLevelsDisplayed { int get(); void set(int value); };
public virtual int ParentLevelsDisplayed { get; set; }
member this.ParentLevelsDisplayed : int with get, set
Public Overridable Property ParentLevelsDisplayed As Integer

Property Value


An integer that specifies the number of levels of parent nodes displayed, relative to the current context node. The default value is -1, which indicates no restriction on the number of parent levels that the control displays.



The value for ParentLevelsDisplayed is less than -1.


The ParentLevelsDisplayed property governs how many levels of parent nodes are displayed by the SiteMapPath control above the current context node. By default, all parent and ancestor nodes above the current context node are displayed.

The value of this property is stored in view state.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins.

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