Text Property

TextBlock.Text Property


Gets or sets the text contents of a TextBlock.

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

public string Text { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The text contents of this TextBlock. Note that all non-text content is stripped out, resulting in a plain text representation of the TextBlock contents. The default is String.Empty.

Use this property when you want to show plain text in a TextBlock. When you need to format the text, add Inline objects to the Inlines property.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure, AffectsRender

The following example shows how to set the Text attribute of a TextBlock element.

Alternately, the contents of a text run may simply be contained by TextBlock element tags.

The following example shows how to set the Text property programmatically.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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