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TextBox Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the TextBox class.

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

public TextBox()

The parent container control defines the color and font settings for the TextBox.

The following code example creates a new instance of the TextBox control and assigns a string to the control's Text property.

public void CreateMyTextBoxControl()
 {
    // Create a new TextBox control using this constructor.
    TextBox textBox1 = new TextBox();
    // Assign a string of text to the new TextBox control.
    textBox1.Text = "Hello World!";
    // Code goes here to add the control to the form's control collection.
 }

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0
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