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MaskFormat Enumeration

Defines how to format the text inside of a MaskedTextBox.

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

public enum MaskFormat
public enum MaskFormat
public enum MaskFormat

 Member nameDescription
ExcludePromptAndLiteralsReturn only text input by the user.  
IncludeLiteralsReturn text input by the user as well as any literal characters defined in the mask. 
IncludePromptReturn text input by the user as well as any instances of the prompt character. 
IncludePromptAndLiteralsReturn text input by the user as well as any literal characters defined in the mask and any instances of the prompt character.  

This enumeration is used by CutCopyMaskFormat and TextMaskFormat to control how text is returned—in the first case, by performing a cut and copy operation, and in the second place, by using the Text property.

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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