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RepositoryItemTextEdit.MaxLength Property

Gets or sets the maximum number of characters an end-user can enter into the editor.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Int32
A positive integer specifying the maximum number of characters end-users can enter. 0 to disable the text length limit.
The default is 0.

Expanded Remarks

End-users cannot enter strings whose length exceeds the specified limit. Attempts to do so will have no effect. Note: you can still assign values of any length via code. If the text length exceeds the specified limit, end-users are only allowed to delete characters while the number of characters is not less than the MaxLength's property value.

In masked mode, the MaxLength property is supported if an editor's EditValue is of the string type. Otherwise, the MaxLength property must be kept in its default value. In this case, the number of characters an end-user can enter is specified by the editor's mask. Use the MaskProperties.EditMask property to define the mask and mask options.

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