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TextBox.Text Property

Gets or sets the text contents of the text box.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

public string Text { get; set; }
<TextBox Text="string"/>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string containing the text contents of the text box. The default is an empty string ("").

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The value is set to null.

Getting this property returns a string copy of the contents of the text box. Setting this property replaces the contents of the text box with the specified string.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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