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MaskedTextBox.MaxLength Property

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

Gets or sets the maximum number of characters the user can type or paste into the text box control. This property is not supported by MaskedTextBox.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public override int MaxLength { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_MaxLength ()

/** @property */
public void set_MaxLength (int value)

public override function get MaxLength () : int

public override function set MaxLength (value : int)

Property Value

This property always returns 0.

See the Mask property and the Position property in the MaskInputRejectedEventArgs class for information about how to determine the maximum length of a string in a MaskedTextBox.

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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