InputExtensions.TextBoxFor<TModel, TProperty> Method (HtmlHelper<TModel>, Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>>)

Returns a text input element for each property in the object that is represented by the specified expression.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function TextBoxFor(Of TModel, TProperty) ( _
    htmlHelper As HtmlHelper(Of TModel), _
    expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty)) _
) As MvcHtmlString
Dim htmlHelper As HtmlHelper(Of TModel)
Dim expression As Expression(Of Func(Of TModel, TProperty))
Dim returnValue As MvcHtmlString 

returnValue = htmlHelper.TextBoxFor(expression)
public static MvcHtmlString TextBoxFor<TModel, TProperty>(
    this HtmlHelper<TModel> htmlHelper,
    Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>> expression
generic<typename TModel, typename TProperty>
static MvcHtmlString^ TextBoxFor(
    HtmlHelper<TModel>^ htmlHelper, 
    Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>^>^ expression
static member TextBoxFor : 
        htmlHelper:HtmlHelper<'TModel> * 
        expression:Expression<Func<'TModel, 'TProperty>> -> MvcHtmlString
JScript does not support generic types and methods.

Type Parameters

  • TModel
    The type of the model.
  • TProperty
    The type of the value.


Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An HTML input element whose type attribute is set to "text" for each property in the object that is represented by the expression.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper<TModel>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see or


Exception Condition

The expression parameter is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.

See Also


InputExtensions Class

TextBoxFor Overload

System.Web.Mvc.Html Namespace