Text Property

TextBox.Text Property


Gets or sets the text contents of the text box.

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

Public Property Text As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string containing the text contents of the text box. The default is an empty string ("").

Getting this property returns a string copy of the contents of the text box. Setting this property replaces the contents of the text box with the specified string.

This property does not support animation.

When used in data-binding scenarios, this property uses the default update behavior of UpdateSourceTrigger.LostFocus.


Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true

BindsTwoWayByDefault, Journal

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