Language: HTML | XAML

Displaying and editing text (XAML)

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Provides information on displaying and editing text.

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Quickstart: Displaying text

Describes ways that you can display text in Windows Runtime apps using C++, C#, or VB.

Quickstart: Adding text input and editing controls

Describes how to add controls for entering and editing text, along with a set of properties for formatting the text.

How to use input scope to change the touch keyboard

You can make it faster and easier for users to enter data using the touch keyboard by setting the input scope of the text control to match the kind of data the user is expected to enter.

PasswordBox styles and templates

This topic describes the styles and templates for the PasswordBox control.

RichEditBox styles and templates

This topic describes the styles and templates for the RichEditBox control.

TextBox styles and templates

This topic describes the styles and templates for the TextBox control.

Guidelines and checklist for text input

Guidelines for adding text input controls to your Windows Store apps using C++, C#, or Visual Basic.

Guidelines and checklist for spell checking

Follow these guidelines when using spell checking with text input controls.

 

Related topics

Roadmap for Windows Runtime apps using C# or Visual Basic
Roadmap for Windows Runtime apps using C++

 

 

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