The MaskedTextBox enables you to format its masked (visible) value by setting its
The mask-formatting configuration is based on the following properties:
mask—Represents the current mask pattern of the component.
prompt—Represents the character used for the unfilled parts of the mask.
As a result, the masked value is formatted when the user pastes or types in the input field. The
value property is recomputed and uses the following configuration:
promptPlaceholder—The character you can use to replace the
promptcharacter from the masked value in the value. By default, it is
space. The default approach facilitates the persisting of the unfilled parts of the mask in the extracted value. To avoid empty spaces replacing missing
promptcharacters in the value, set the
promptPlaceholderoption to an empty string (
includeLiterals—The property that indicates whether to include literals in the value of the component. By default,
includeLiteralsdoes not include literals.
The formatting of the MaskedTextBox value triggers the