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Getting Started

This article will guide you through the steps needed to add a basic RadMaskedInput control in your application and will provide information regarding the most important properties of the control.

1. Setting up the app

Take a look at these articles and follow the instructions to setup your app:

2. Adding the required Telerik references

You have two options:

If you don't want to add the all Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin nuget package, you have the option to add a separate nuget package. For RadMaskedInput control you have to install the Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.Input nuget package. This nuget will automatically refer the Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.Primitives, Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.Common, and Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.DataControls nuget packages.

  • Add the references to Telerik assemblies manually, check the list below with the required assemblies for RadMaskedInput component:
Platform Assemblies
Portable Telerik.XamarinForms.Common.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Input.dll
Android Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Common.dll
Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Data.dll
Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Input.dll
Telerik.Xamarin.Android.List.dll
Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Primitives.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Common.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Input.dll
iOS Telerik.Xamarin.iOS.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Common.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Input.dll
UWP Telerik.Core.dll
Telerik.Data.dll
Telerik.UI.Xaml.Controls.Data.UWP.dll
Telerik.UI.Xaml.Input.UWP.dll
Telerik.UI.Xaml.Primitives.UWP.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Common.dll
Telerik.XamarinForms.Input.dll

3. Adding RadMaskedInput control

If your app is setup, you are ready to add a RadMaskedInput control.

The RadMaskedInput control exposes a MaskType property which can be either "Text" or "Regex". It controls the type of the validation. If you choose to use a Text type, the Mask of the control should be set by utilizing the Mask Tokens. In case you decide to use a Regex for validating the input, you should set such to the Mask property as demonstrated in the RegEx Vaidation topic.

Here is an example how to add RadMaskedInput control with Text MaskType:

<telerikInput:RadMaskedInput x:Name="maskedInput"
                             WatermarkText="Watermark"
                             Mask="(CC) 00"
                             MaskType="Text"/>

In addition to this you need to add the following namespace:

xmlns:telerikInput="clr-namespace:Telerik.XamarinForms.Input;assembly=Telerik.XamarinForms.Input"
using Telerik.XamarinForms.Input;

This is the result: Getting started

SDK Browser and QSF applications contain different examples that show RadMaskedInput's main features. You can find the applications in the Examples and QSF folders of your local Telerik UI for Xamarin installation.

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