ComboBox.Text Property

Gets or sets the text of the currently selected item.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
Public Property Text As String
<object Text="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string of the currently selected item. The default is an empty string ("").

Identifier field

TextProperty

Metadata properties set to true

BindsTwoWayByDefault, Journal

When the IsEditable property is true, setting this property places initial text entered in the text box. When IsEditable is false, setting this value has no effect.

This example shows how the Text property can be used to set text into the TextBox before the user makes a selection.

<ComboBox Name="cb" Margin="10,10,3,3" Width="200" Height="30" Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="2"         
          ItemsSource="{StaticResource myCities}" Text="My Cities"
          IsEditable="true"  IsReadOnly="true" 
          IsDropDownOpen="True" StaysOpenOnEdit="True">
</ComboBox>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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