TextBox.Text Property

Gets or sets the text contents of the text box.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Property Text As String
public string Text { get; set; }
<TextBox Text="string"/>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string containing the text contents of the text box. The default is an empty string ("").

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The value is set to nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Remarks

Getting this property returns a string copy of the contents of the text box. Setting this property replaces the contents of the text box with the specified string.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.