InputExtensions.TextBoxFor(TModel, TProperty) Method (HtmlHelper(TModel), Expression(Func(TModel, TProperty)), IDictionary(String, Object))

Returns a text input element for each property in the object that is represented by the specified expression, using the specified HTML attributes.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

JScript does not support generic types and methods.

Type Parameters


The type of the model.


The type of the value.


Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper(TModel)

The HTML helper instance that this method extends.

Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression(Func(TModel, TProperty))

An expression that identifies the object that contains the properties to render.

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary(String, Object)

A dictionary that contains the HTML attributes to set for the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An HTML input element type attribute is set to "text" for each property in the object that is represented by the expression.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper(TModel). When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see or


The expression parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.