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.

Attributes

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