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InputExtensions.TextBox Method (HtmlHelper, String)

Returns a text input element by using the specified HTML helper and the name of the form field.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

public static MvcHtmlString TextBox(
	this HtmlHelper htmlHelper,
	string name
)

Parameters

htmlHelper
Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper

The HTML helper instance that this method extends.

name
Type: System.String

The name of the form field and the ViewDataDictionary key that is used to look up the value.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An input element whose type attribute is set to "text".

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108).aspx or http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).aspx.

The difference between calling the TextBox method and using an input element is that the TextBox method is designed to make it easy to bind to view data or model data.

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