ComboBox.SelectedText Property

Gets or sets the text that is selected in the editable portion of a ComboBox.

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

public string SelectedText { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_SelectedText ()

/** @property */
public void set_SelectedText (String value)

public function get SelectedText () : String

public function set SelectedText (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A string that represents the currently selected text in the combo box. If DropDownStyle is set to DropDownList, the return value is an empty string ("").

You can assign text to this property to highlight specified text or change only the currently selected text in the ComboBox. If no text is currently selected in the ComboBox, this property returns a zero-length string.

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, 1.1, 1.0

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