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MaskedTextBox.FormatProvider Property

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

Gets or sets the IFormatProvider to use when performing type validation.

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

public IFormatProvider FormatProvider { get; set; }
/** @property */
public IFormatProvider get_FormatProvider ()

/** @property */
public void set_FormatProvider (IFormatProvider value)

public function get FormatProvider () : IFormatProvider

public function set FormatProvider (value : IFormatProvider)

Property Value

An object that implements the IFormatProvider interface.

FormatProvider determines which symbols are used for the currency, date, and other culture-specific mask placeholders when type validation occurs and the control has a non-null ValidatingType property.

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