ItemsControl.ItemStringFormat ItemsControl.ItemStringFormat ItemsControl.ItemStringFormat ItemsControl.ItemStringFormat Property

Definition

Gets or sets a composite string that specifies how to format the items in the ItemsControl if they are displayed as strings.

public:
 property System::String ^ ItemStringFormat { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
[System.ComponentModel.Bindable(true)]
public string ItemStringFormat { get; set; }
member this.ItemStringFormat : string with get, set
Public Property ItemStringFormat As String

Property Value

A composite string that specifies how to format the items in the ItemsControl if they are displayed as strings.

Examples

The following example uses the ItemStringFormat to specify the format of a list of DateTime objects.

<ListBox xmlns:sys="clr-namespace:System;assembly=mscorlib"
         ItemStringFormat="MMMM d, yyyy">
  <sys:DateTime>2004/3/4</sys:DateTime>
  <sys:DateTime>2004/8/9</sys:DateTime>
  <sys:DateTime>2005/10/14</sys:DateTime>
  <sys:DateTime>2005/4/8</sys:DateTime>
</ListBox>
  
  <!--The results when the default culture is en-US:
      March 4, 2004
      August 9, 2004
      October 14, 2005,
      April 8, 2005-->

Remarks

ItemStringFormat can be a predefined, composite, or custom string format. For more information about string formats, see Formatting Types. If you set the ItemTemplate or ItemTemplateSelector of a ItemsControl, the ItemStringFormat property is ignored.

Applies to