How to: Set Focus in a TextBox Control

This example shows how to use the Focus method to set focus on a TextBox control.

Example

The following Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) example describes a simple TextBox control named tbFocusMe

<TextBox Name="tbFocusMe">
  This is the text in my text box.
</TextBox>

Example

The following example calls the Focus method to set the focus on the TextBox control with the Name tbFocusMe.

tbFocusMe.Focus();
tbFocusMe.Focus()

See Also

Focusable
IsFocused
TextBox Overview
RichTextBox Overview