MaskedTextBox.MaskedTextProvider Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a clone of the mask provider associated with this instance of the masked text box control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public MaskedTextProvider MaskedTextProvider { get; }
/** @property */
public MaskedTextProvider get_MaskedTextProvider ()

public function get MaskedTextProvider () : MaskedTextProvider

Property Value

A masking language provider of type MaskedTextProvider.

The MaskedTextProvider property defines the mask-parsing engine and the masking language used by the MaskedTextBox control. The default provider is the System.ComponentModel.MaskedTextProvider class; however, a custom provider can be specified using the MaskedTextBox(MaskedTextProvider) constructor.

MaskedTextProvider cannot be set directly. However, setting some of the properties of MaskedTextBox—such as Mask, AllowPromptAsInput, AsciiOnly, and Culture—may internally cause the creation of a new MaskedTextProvider.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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