MaskFormat Enumeration

 

Defines how to format the text inside of a MaskedTextBox.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public enum MaskFormat

Member nameDescription
ExcludePromptAndLiterals

Return only text input by the user.

IncludeLiterals

Return text input by the user as well as any literal characters defined in the mask.

IncludePrompt

Return text input by the user as well as any instances of the prompt character.

IncludePromptAndLiterals

Return text input by the user as well as any literal characters defined in the mask and any instances of the prompt character.

This enumeration is used by CutCopyMaskFormat and TextMaskFormat to control how text is returned—in the first case, by performing a cut and copy operation, and in the second place, by using the Text property.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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