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TextEditSettings.MaskUseAsDisplayFormat Property

Gets or sets whether display values are still formatted using the mask when the editor is not focused. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Editors.Settings

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v19.1.dll


public bool MaskUseAsDisplayFormat { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true if the mask settings are used to format display values when the editor is not focused; false if the settings specified by the BaseEditSettings.DisplayFormat property are used.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to MaskUseAsDisplayFormat


Set the MaskUseAsDisplayFormat property to true to use the editor’s mask settings to format its display text when the editor is not focused. As a result, the editor’s text in edit and display modes will be identical.

To learn more, see Masked Input.


<dxg:GridControl ItemsSource="{Binding Customers}">
        <dxg:TableView />
    <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="Name"/>
    <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="City"/>
    <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="Birthday">
            <dxe:TextEditSettings Mask="d" MaskType="DateTime" MaskUseAsDisplayFormat="True"/>
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