TextBox.SelectedText Property


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Gets or sets the content of the current selection in the text box.

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

member SelectedText : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

The currently selected text in the text box.

Getting this property returns a string copy of the currently selected text. Setting this property replaces the current selection with the specified string.

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