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TextBox Properties

The TextBox type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public property AcceptsReturn Gets or sets a value indicating whether pressing ENTER in a multiline TextBox control creates a new line of text in the control or activates the default button for the form.
Public property AcceptsTab Gets or sets a value indicating whether pressing the TAB key in a multiline text box control types a TAB character in the control instead of moving the focus to the next control in the tab order. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property AccessibilityObject Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleDescription Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleName Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleRole Gets or sets the accessible role of the control (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Anchor Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a control is bound and determines how a control is resized with its parent. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AutoCompleteCustomSource Gets or sets a custom System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection to use when the AutoCompleteSource property is set to CustomSource.
Public property AutoCompleteMode Gets or sets an option that controls how automatic completion works for the TextBox.
Public property AutoCompleteSource Gets or sets a value specifying the source of complete strings used for automatic completion.
Public property AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AutoSize Gets or sets a value indicating whether the height of the control automatically adjusts when the font assigned to the control is changed. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property BackColor Gets or sets the background color of the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property BackgroundImage Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property BackgroundImageLayout Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property BorderStyle Gets or sets the border type of the text box control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Bottom Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Bounds Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CanEnableIme Gets a value indicating whether the ImeMode property can be set to an active value, to enable IME support. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property CanFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CanRaiseEvents Determines if events can be raised on the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CanSelect Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CanUndo Gets a value indicating whether the user can undo the previous operation in a text box control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Capture Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CharacterCasing Gets or sets whether the TextBox control modifies the case of characters as they are typed.
Public property ClientRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ClientSize Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property ContainsFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ContextMenu Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ContextMenuStrip Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Controls Gets the collection of controls contained within the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Created Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CreateParams Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created. (Overrides TextBoxBase.CreateParams.)
Public property Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property DataBindings Gets the data bindings for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultCursor Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Protected property DefaultImeMode Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMargin Gets the space, in pixels, that is specified by default between controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMaximumSize Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMinimumSize Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultPadding Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultSize Gets the default size of the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Protected property DesignMode Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property DisplayRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Disposing Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Dock Gets or sets which control borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a control is resized with its parent. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DoubleBuffered Infrastructure. Gets or sets a value indicating whether control drawing is done in a buffer before the control is displayed. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property Events Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property Focused Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Font Gets or sets the font of the text displayed by the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property FontHeight Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property HasChildren Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Height Gets or sets the height of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property HideSelection Gets or sets a value indicating whether the selected text in the text box control remains highlighted when the control loses focus. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property ImeMode Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ImeModeBase Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of a control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property InvokeRequired Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsAccessible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsDisposed Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsHandleCreated Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Left Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Lines Gets or sets the lines of text in a text box control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Location Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property MaxLength Gets or sets the maximum number of characters the user can type or paste into the text box control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property MinimumSize Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Modified Gets or sets a value that indicates that the text box control has been modified by the user since the control was created or its contents were last set. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Multiline Gets or sets a value indicating whether this is a multiline TextBox control. (Overrides TextBoxBase.Multiline.)
Public property Name Gets or sets the name of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Padding Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property PasswordChar Gets or sets the character used to mask characters of a password in a single-line TextBox control.
Public property PreferredHeight Gets the preferred height for a text box. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property PreferredSize Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ProductName Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ProductVersion Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ReadOnly Gets or sets a value indicating whether text in the text box is read-only. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property RecreatingHandle Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Region Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property RenderRightToLeft Obsolete. This property is now obsolete. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ResizeRedraw Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Right Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property RightToLeft Gets or sets a value indicating whether control's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ScaleChildren Gets a value that determines the scaling of child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ScrollBars Gets or sets which scroll bars should appear in a multiline TextBox control.
Public property SelectedText Gets or sets a value indicating the currently selected text in the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property SelectionLength Gets or sets the number of characters selected in the text box. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property SelectionStart Gets or sets the starting point of text selected in the text box. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property ShortcutsEnabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the defined shortcuts are enabled. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Protected property ShowFocusCues Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ShowKeyboardCues Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Site Gets or sets the site of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Size Gets or sets the height and width of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property TabIndex Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Tag Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Text Gets or sets the current text in the TextBox. (Overrides TextBoxBase.Text.)
Public property TextAlign Gets or sets how text is aligned in a TextBox control.
Public property TextLength Gets the length of text in the control. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
Public property Top Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property TopLevelControl Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property UseSystemPasswordChar Gets or sets a value indicating whether the text in the TextBox control should appear as the default password character.
Public property UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Width Gets or sets the width of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property WindowTarget Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property WordWrap Indicates whether a multiline text box control automatically wraps words to the beginning of the next line when necessary. (Inherited from TextBoxBase.)
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