TextBox Class

Definition

Represents a Windows Forms TextBox that can be added to a Microsoft Office Excel worksheet.

[System.ComponentModel.DefaultEvent("TextChanged")]
[System.ComponentModel.DefaultProperty("Text")]
[System.ComponentModel.ToolboxItem(false)]
public class TextBox : System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
Inheritance
TextBox
Attributes

Remarks

The Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.Controls.TextBox is different from a System.Windows.Forms.TextBox. The Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.Controls.TextBox has additional members that enable it to be added to an Excel worksheet and that give it additional methods and properties.

Do not use the New constructor to create a new TextBox. Use the AddTextBox method to add a new TextBox to a worksheet.

Properties

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Application

Gets an Application object that represents the creator of the TextBox.

Border

Gets a Border that represents the border of the TextBox.

Bottom

Gets the distance, in points, between the bottom edge of the TextBox and the top edge of the worksheet.

BottomRightCell

Gets a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the lower-right corner of the TextBox.

Creator

Gets a value that indicates the application in which the TextBox was created.

Height

Gets or sets the height of the TextBox.

Index

Gets the index number of the TextBox within the collection of OLEObjects on the sheet.

Interior

Gets an Interior object that represents the interior of the TextBox.

Left

Gets or sets the distance, in points, between the left edge of the TextBox and the left edge of the worksheet.

Locked

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the TextBox can be modified at design time when the sheet is protected.

OLEType

Gets a value that represents the OLE object type.

OnAction
Parent

Gets the parent object for the TextBox.

Placement

Gets or sets an object that indicates the way the TextBox is attached to the cells below it.

PrintObject

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the TextBox is printed when the worksheet is printed.

Right

Gets the distance, in points, between the right edge of the TextBox and the left edge of the worksheet.

ShapeRange

Gets a ShapeRange object that represents the TextBox.

SourceName

Gets or sets the link source name of the TextBox.

Top

Gets or sets the distance, in points, between the top edge of the TextBox and the top edge of the worksheet.

TopLeftCell

Gets a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the upper-left corner of the TextBox.

Visible

Gets or sets a value that represents whether the TextBox is visible.

Width

Gets or sets the width of the TextBox in points.

ZOrder

Gets the z-order position of the TextBox.

Methods

Activate()

Activates the TextBox.

BringToFront()

Brings the TextBox to the front of the z-order.

CopyPicture(XlPictureAppearance, XlCopyPictureFormat)

Copies the TextBox to the Clipboard as a picture.

Delete()

Deletes a dynamically created TextBox from the worksheet and removes it from the ControlCollection.

Select(Object)

Selects the TextBox.

SendToBack()

Sends the TextBox to the back of the z-order.

SetVisibleCore(Boolean)

Sets the TextBox to the specified visible state.

Update()

Applies to