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BaseEdit.NullText Property

Gets or sets the text displayed within the edit box when the editor’s value is null. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Editors

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Core


public string NullText { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A String value that specifies the string displayed within the edit box when the BaseEdit.EditValue property is set to null or Value value.


The BaseEdit.NullValue property allows you to specify a null value for the editor, in addition to null and DBNull values.

To specify the text displayed within the edit box when the editor’s value is null, use the NullText property. Its visibility is specified by the BaseEdit.ShowNullText property.

<dxe:PasswordBoxEdit NullText="Please enter your password..." />


Use the TextEditBase.NullTextForeground property to change the null text’s foreground color.

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