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PasswordBox.Paste Method

Replaces the current selection in the PasswordBox with the contents of the Clipboard.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public void Paste ()
public void Paste ()
public function Paste ()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

This method does not clear the contents of the PasswordBox before the paste; it will either replace the current selection with pasted content, or insert the pasted content at the current cursor position.

The following example shows how to paste content into a PasswordBox with the Paste method.

// A TextBox will serve as a contrived means of putting our test 
// password on the Clipboard.
TextBox txtBox = new TextBox();
PasswordBox pwdBox = new PasswordBox();

// Put some content in the TextBox, and copy it to the Clipboard.
txtBox.Text = "Open Sesame!";
txtBox.SelectAll();
txtBox.Copy();
          
// Paste the contents of the Clipboard into the PasswordBox.  After this
// call, the value of pwdBox.Password == "Open Sesame!".
pwdBox.Paste();

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
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