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TextEdit Class

Represents a text editor.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Editors
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v19.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The TextEdit represents a single-line text editor by default. To enable multi-line editing, set the TextEditBase.TextWrapping property to 'Wrap'.

To allow an end user to insert return or tabulation characters into a text, set the TextEditBase.AcceptsReturn or TextEditBase.AcceptsTab property to true, respectively.

The editor's value can be specified using the BaseEdit.EditValue or TextEditBase.Text property. To respond to changing the editor's value, handle the BaseEdit.EditValueChanged event. To check the new value's validity, handle the BaseEdit.Validate event. To learn more, see Input Validation.

The TextEdit allows you to use masks during editing. To learn more, see Masked Input.

Tip

To embed a TextEdit into a container control, use the TextEditSettings class.

Example

To add a standalone TextEdit to a Window, drag it from the Toolbox.

The following sample demonstrates how to create a TextEdit using XAML markup.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherObject
       System.Windows.DependencyObject
          System.Windows.Media.Visual
             System.Windows.UIElement
                System.Windows.FrameworkElement
                   System.Windows.Controls.Control
                      BaseEdit
                         TextEditBase
                            TextEdit
                               AppointmentLabelEdit
                               AppointmentLabelEdit
                               AppointmentResourceEdit
                               AppointmentResourceEdit
                               AppointmentResourcesEdit
                               AppointmentResourcesEdit
                               AppointmentStatusEdit
                               AppointmentStatusEdit
                               AutoSuggestEdit
                               ButtonEdit
                               DevExpress.Xpf.Scheduler.UI.CheckedResourcesComboBoxControlBase
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                               DateEdit
                               DurationEdit
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                               MonthEdit
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                               DevExpress.Xpf.Scheduler.UI.ResourcesComboBoxControlBase
                               ResourcesPopupCheckedListBoxControl
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                               TimeZoneEdit
                               TimeZoneEdit
                               WeekDaysEdit
                               WeekOfMonthEdit

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