TextBox.HorizontalScrollBarVisibility Property

May 11, 2014

Gets or sets the visibility of the horizontal scroll bar.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public ScrollBarVisibility HorizontalScrollBarVisibility { get; set; }
<TextBox HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="scrollBarVisibilityValue"/>

XAML Values

scrollBarVisibilityValue

A named constant of the ScrollBarVisibility enumeration, such as Auto.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.ScrollBarVisibility
The visibility of the horizontal scroll bar. The default is Hidden.

If HorizontalScrollBarVisibility is set to Disabled, the text box does not scroll horizontally.

The following code snippets show how you can use the HorizontalScrollBarVisibility property in XAML and code.


<StackPanel>
    <TextBox Margin="20,20,0,0" Text="A text box that demonstrates TextWrapping, TextAlignment, MaxLength, and AcceptsReturn" 
             Width="300" Height="150" TextWrapping="Wrap" TextAlignment="Center" MaxLength="500" AcceptsReturn="True" />
    <TextBox Margin="20,20,0,0" Text="A text box that demonstrates HorizontalScrollBarVisibility and VerticalScrollBarVisibility" 
             Width="300" Height="150" AcceptsReturn="True" HorizontalScrollBarVisibility="Visible" VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Visible" />
</StackPanel>



public Page()
{
    InitializeComponent();
    CreateControls();
}

private void CreateControls()
{
    //Create stack panel
    StackPanel MyStackPanel = new StackPanel();

    //Create the first text box
    TextBox MyTB1 = new TextBox();
    MyTB1.Width = 300;
    MyTB1.Height = 150;
    MyTB1.Text = "A text box that demonstrates TextWrapping, TextAlignment, MaxLength and AcceptsReturn";
    MyTB1.TextWrapping = TextWrapping.Wrap;
    MyTB1.TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center;
    MyTB1.MaxLength = 500;
    MyTB1.AcceptsReturn = true;
    MyTB1.Margin = new Thickness(20, 20, 0, 0);

    //Create the second text box
    TextBox MyTB2 = new TextBox();
    MyTB2.Margin = new Thickness(20, 20, 0, 0);
    MyTB2.Text = "A text box that demonstrates HorizontalScrollBarVisibility and VerticalScrollBarVisibility";
    MyTB2.Width = 300;
    MyTB2.Height = 150;
    MyTB2.AcceptsReturn = true;
    MyTB2.HorizontalScrollBarVisibility = ScrollBarVisibility.Visible;
    MyTB2.VerticalScrollBarVisibility = ScrollBarVisibility.Visible;

    //Add the text boxes to the stack panel
    MyStackPanel.Children.Add(MyTB1);
    MyStackPanel.Children.Add(MyTB2);
    this.Content = MyStackPanel;
}


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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