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TextBlock.Text Property

 

Gets or sets the text contents of a TextBlock.

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

<LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Text)>
Public Property Text As String

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

TextProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure, AffectsRender

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

<TextBlock Text="The text contents of this 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.

Dim textBlock As New TextBlock()
textBlock.Text = "The text contents of this TextBlock."

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