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InputExtensions.TextBox Method (HtmlHelper, String, Object, String, Object)

Returns a text input element.

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

public static MvcHtmlString TextBox(
	this HtmlHelper htmlHelper,
	string name,
	Object value,
	string format,
	Object htmlAttributes
)

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.
value
Type: System.Object
The value of the text input element. The value is retrieved in this order - the ModelStateDictionary object, the value of this parameter, the ViewDataDictionary object, and lastly, a value attribute in the html attributes.
format
Type: System.String
A string that is used to format the input.
htmlAttributes
Type: System.Object
An object that contains the HTML attributes to set for the element.

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.aspx or http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977.aspx.
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