MaskedTextProvider.ToDisplayString Method ()


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Returns the formatted string in a displayable form.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public string ToDisplayString()

Return Value

Type: System.String

The formatted String that includes prompts and mask literals.

The ToDisplayString method will always include prompt and literal characters in the return value, regardless of the value of the IncludePrompt or IncludeLiterals properties. This method will always display password characters if the PasswordChar property is set to a character value other than null.

ToDisplayString is commonly used to obtain the string to display in associated user interface elements, such as MaskedTextBox.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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