.NET MAUI Entry Overview

The Telerik UI for .NET MAUI Entry is a text input control that accepts string input and provides various customization options such as adding watermarks, setting its read-only state, defining border styles, and more.

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.NET MAUI Entry Overview

Key Features

  • Placeholder—The Entry allows you to add a hint text as a placeholder to guide the users what is the expected input. In addition you can style the Placeholder.

  • Password functionality—You can hide the characters that users type for privacy and security reasons.

  • Keyboard support—You can add a virtual keyboard and specify its type, for example, Numeric.

  • Non-editable (Read-only) state—You can define whether users can edit the Entry or not by setting a single property.

  • Maximum number of symbols—The Entry enables you to set a maximum length for its input.

  • Text selection—You can specify the starting position of the selected text as well as the number of characters of the selected Entry input.

  • Text prediction—Define whether to have a predictive text while typing in the Entry.

  • Validation—If the user is entering a value not matching the requirements, the Entry will display an error message, which you can customize.

  • Clear button—Gives you the option to clear all the text entered in the Entry using a single button.

  • Commands support—Use the ReturnCommand to implement additional logic when pressing the keyboard return key.

  • Various styling options—For applying corner radius, clear button color, placeholder color and more.

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