RadTextBox is an input control that lets the user enter text. By
default, the TextMode property of the control is set to InputMode.SingleLine,
which displays a single-line text box. However, you can also use RadTextBox to display
a multiline text box or a text box that masks user input by changing the value of
the TextMode property to InputMode.MultiLine or
The text displayed in RadTextBox is specified or determined by using the Text
property. Additionally, the Skin property allows you to
control the appearance.
The display width of the text box (in characters) is specified by its Columns
property. If RadTextBox is a multiline text box, the number of rows it displays
is defined by the Rows property. To render text that wraps within
the RadTextBox control, set the Wrap property to true.
The ShowButton, ButtonsPosition, and ButtonCssClass properties
let you add and configure the buttons of the input control.
You can also specify how data is entered in RadTextBox by setting a few properties.
To prevent the text from being modified, set the ReadOnly property
to true. If you want to limit the user input to a specified number of characters,
set the MaxLength property to the desired integer value.
The purpose of the EmptyMessage is to provide more information
for the user about the RadTextBox itself without cluttering up the rest of the page.
You can choose whether to display the mouse cursor at the beginning/end of the input
text or select the whole text when control gains focus. This is accomplished via
the SelectionOnFocus property.
The Label property lets you to add a label associated to the input
New: Since Q2 2013 RadTextBox when set to Multiline has new functionality
- resizing. This functionality is controlled by the Resize property
which options are: None, Vertical, Horizontal, and Both.