TextBox

The TextBox is a UI component that enables a user to enter and edit a single line of text.

Included in: dx.web.js, dx.all.js
import TextBox from "devextreme/ui/text_box"
TextBox interactive configuration
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import TextBox from "devextreme/ui/text_box";

new TextBox(container, {
});

                    

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Configuration

An object defining configuration properties for the TextBox UI component.

Name Description
accessKey

Specifies the shortcut key that sets focus on the UI component.

activeStateEnabled

Specifies whether or not the UI component changes its state when interacting with a user.

buttons

Allows you to add custom buttons to the input text field.

disabled

Specifies whether the UI component responds to user interaction.

elementAttr

Specifies the global attributes to be attached to the UI component's container element.

focusStateEnabled

Specifies whether the UI component can be focused using keyboard navigation.

height

Specifies the UI component's height.

hint

Specifies text for a hint that appears when a user pauses on the UI component.

hoverStateEnabled

Specifies whether the UI component changes its state when a user pauses on it.

inputAttr

Specifies the attributes to be passed on to the underlying HTML element.

isValid

Specifies or indicates whether the editor's value is valid.

mask

The editor mask that specifies the custom format of the entered string.

maskChar

Specifies a mask placeholder. A single character is recommended.

maskInvalidMessage

A message displayed when the entered text does not match the specified pattern.

maskRules

Specifies custom mask rules.

maxLength

Specifies the maximum number of characters you can enter into the textbox.

mode

The "mode" attribute value of the actual HTML input element representing the text box.

name

The value to be assigned to the name attribute of the underlying HTML element.

onChange

A function that is executed when the UI component loses focus after the text field's content was changed using the keyboard.

onContentReady

A function that is executed when the UI component's content is ready and each time the content is changed.

onCopy

A function that is executed when the UI component's input has been copied.

onCut

A function that is executed when the UI component's input has been cut.

onDisposing

A function that is executed before the UI component is disposed of.

onEnterKey

A function that is executed when the Enter key has been pressed while the UI component is focused.

onFocusIn

A function that is executed when the UI component gets focus.

onFocusOut

A function that is executed when the UI component loses focus.

onInitialized

A function used in JavaScript frameworks to save the UI component instance.

onInput

A function that is executed each time the UI component's input is changed while the UI component is focused.

onKeyDown

A function that is executed when a user is pressing a key on the keyboard.

onKeyUp

A function that is executed when a user releases a key on the keyboard.

onOptionChanged

A function that is executed after a UI component property is changed.

onPaste

A function that is executed when the UI component's input has been pasted.

onValueChanged

A function that is executed after the UI component's value is changed.

placeholder

The text displayed by the UI component when the UI component value is empty.

readOnly

Specifies whether the editor is read-only.

rtlEnabled

Switches the UI component to a right-to-left representation.

showClearButton

Specifies whether to display the Clear button in the UI component.

showMaskMode

Specifies when the UI component shows the mask. Applies only if useMaskedValue is true.

spellcheck

Specifies whether or not the UI component checks the inner text for spelling mistakes.

stylingMode

Specifies how the UI component's text field is styled.

tabIndex

Specifies the number of the element when the Tab key is used for navigating.

text

The read-only property that holds the text displayed by the UI component input element.

useMaskedValue

Specifies whether the value should contain mask characters or not.

validationError

Information on the broken validation rule. Contains the first item from the validationErrors array.

validationErrors

An array of the validation rules that failed.

validationMessageMode

Specifies how the message about the validation rules that are not satisfied by this editor's value is displayed.

validationStatus

Indicates or specifies the current validation status.

value

Specifies a value the UI component displays.

valueChangeEvent

Specifies the DOM events after which the UI component's value should be updated.

visible

Specifies whether the UI component is visible.

width

Specifies the UI component's width.

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Methods

This section describes the members used to manipulate the UI component.

Name Description
beginUpdate()

Prevents the UI component from refreshing until the endUpdate() method is called.

blur()

Removes focus from the input element.

defaultOptions(rule)

Specifies the device-dependent default configuration properties for this component.

dispose()

Disposes of all the resources allocated to the TextBox instance.

element()

Gets the root UI component element.

endUpdate()

Refreshes the UI component after a call of the beginUpdate() method.

focus()

Sets focus to the input element representing the UI component.

getButton(name)

Gets an instance of a custom action button.

getInstance(element)

Gets the instance of a UI component found using its DOM node.

instance()

Gets the UI component's instance. Use it to access other methods of the UI component.

off(eventName)

Detaches all event handlers from a single event.

off(eventName, eventHandler)

Detaches a particular event handler from a single event.

on(eventName, eventHandler)

Subscribes to an event.

on(events)

Subscribes to events.

option()

Gets all UI component properties.

option(optionName)

Gets the value of a single property.

option(optionName, optionValue)

Updates the value of a single property.

option(options)

Updates the values of several properties.

registerKeyHandler(key, handler)

Registers a handler to be executed when a user presses a specific key.

repaint()

Repaints the UI component without reloading data. Call it to update the UI component's markup.

reset()

Resets the value property to the default value.

resetOption(optionName)

Resets an property to its default value.

Events

This section describes events fired by this UI component.

Name Description
change

Raised when the UI component loses focus after the text field's content was changed using the keyboard.

contentReady

Raised when the UI component's content is ready.

copy

Raised when the UI component's input has been copied.

cut

Raised when the UI component's input has been cut.

disposing

Raised before the UI component is disposed of.

enterKey

Raised when the Enter key has been pressed while the UI component is focused.

focusIn

Raised when the UI component gets focus.

focusOut

Raised when the UI component loses focus.

initialized

Raised only once, after the UI component is initialized.

input

Raised each time the UI component's input is changed while the UI component is focused.

keyDown

Raised when a user is pressing a key on the keyboard.

keyUp

Raised when a user releases a key on the keyboard.

optionChanged

Raised after a UI component property is changed.

paste

Raised when the UI component's input has been pasted.

valueChanged

Raised after the UI component's value is changed.

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