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ToolStripItem.TextChanged Event


Occurs when the value of the Text property changes.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public event EventHandler TextChanged

For more information about handling events, see Handling and Raising Events.


Changing the Enabled property of a ToolStrip does not raise the TextChanged event. Raise this event with specific property settings.

Legacy Code Example

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member. In the example, an event handler reports on the occurrence of the TextChanged event. This report helps you to learn when the event occurs and can assist you in debugging. To report on multiple events or on events that occur frequently, consider replacing MessageBox.Show with Console.WriteLine or appending the message to a multiline TextBox.

To run the example code, paste it into a project that contains an instance of a type that inherits from ToolStripItem, such as a ToolStripButton or ToolStripMenuItem. Then name the instance ToolStripItem1 and ensure that the event handler is associated with the TextChanged event.

private void ToolStripItem1_TextChanged(Object sender, EventArgs e) {

   MessageBox.Show("You are in the ToolStripItem.TextChanged event.");


.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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