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TextBox.PlaceholderText property

Gets or sets the text that is displayed in the control until the value is changed by a user action or some other operation.

Syntax


public string PlaceholderText { get; set; }


<TextBox PlaceholderText="placeholderString"/>


XAML Values

placeholderString

A text string that serves as placeholder content.

Property value

Type: System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The text that is displayed in the control when no value is entered. The default is an empty string ("").

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8.1

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 R2

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

TextBox

 

 

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