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ToolStripTextBox.AutoCompleteCustomSource Property

Gets or sets a custom string collection to use when the AutoCompleteSource property is set to CustomSource.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public AutoCompleteStringCollection AutoCompleteCustomSource { get; set; }
/** @property */
public AutoCompleteStringCollection get_AutoCompleteCustomSource ()

/** @property */
public void set_AutoCompleteCustomSource (AutoCompleteStringCollection value)

public function get AutoCompleteCustomSource () : AutoCompleteStringCollection

public function set AutoCompleteCustomSource (value : AutoCompleteStringCollection)

Not applicable.

Property Value

An AutoCompleteStringCollection to use with AutoCompleteSource.

Use the AutoCompleteCustomSource, AutoCompleteMode, and AutoCompleteSource properties to create a ToolStripTextBox that automatically completes input strings by comparing the prefix being entered to the prefixes of all strings in a maintained source. This is useful for ToolStripTextBox controls in which URLs, addresses, file names, or commands will be frequently entered.

The use of the AutoCompleteCustomSource property is optional, but you must set the AutoCompleteSource property to CustomSource in order to use AutoCompleteCustomSource.

You must use the AutoCompleteMode and AutoCompleteSource properties together.

The following code example demonstrates the syntax for setting various ToolStripTextBox common property settings, including the AutoCompleteCustomSource property .

// This code example demonstrates the syntax for setting
// various ToolStripTextBox properties.
// 
toolStripTextBox1.AcceptsReturn = true;
toolStripTextBox1.AcceptsTab = true;
toolStripTextBox1.AutoCompleteCustomSource.AddRange(new string[] {
"This is line one.",
"Second line.",
"Another line."});
toolStripTextBox1.AutoCompleteMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoCompleteMode.SuggestAppend;
toolStripTextBox1.AutoCompleteSource = System.Windows.Forms.AutoCompleteSource.CustomSource;
toolStripTextBox1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.FixedSingle;
toolStripTextBox1.CharacterCasing = System.Windows.Forms.CharacterCasing.Upper;
toolStripTextBox1.HideSelection = false;
toolStripTextBox1.MaxLength = 32000;
toolStripTextBox1.Name = "toolStripTextBox1";
toolStripTextBox1.ShortcutsEnabled = false;
toolStripTextBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 25);
toolStripTextBox1.Text = "STRING1\r\nSTRING2\r\nSTRING3\r\nSTRING4";
toolStripTextBox1.TextBoxTextAlign = System.Windows.Forms.HorizontalAlignment.Center;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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