Display TextBox in Windows Forms Calculator

3 Sep 2020 / 1 minute to read

The Calculator control has a display text area on its top corner, which displays all the digits and the calculations performed on the calculator. This display area is displayed by default. To hide this display area, set the ShowDisplayArea property to false.

The below properties controls the behavior of the display area.

this.calculatorControl1.DisplayTextAlign = System.Windows.Forms.HorizontalAlignment.Left;
this.calculatorControl1.DoubleValue = 5;
this.calculatorControl1.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Verdana", 8.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold);
Me.calculatorControl1.DisplayTextAlign = System.Windows.Forms.HorizontalAlignment.Left
Me.calculatorControl1.DoubleValue = 5
Me.calculatorControl1.Font = New System.Drawing.Font("Verdana", 8.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold)

Calculator control value

TextBox Value

The behavior of the TextBox value can be controlled using the below properties.

this.calculatorControl1.Culture = new System.Globalization.CultureInfo("en-US");
this.calculatorControl1.RepeatAssignAction = true;
this.calculatorControl1.UseUserOverride = true;
Me.calculatorControl1.Culture = New System.Globalization.CultureInfo("en-US")
Me.calculatorControl1.RepeatAssignAction = True
Me.calculatorControl1.UseUserOverride = True

See Also

How to customize the calculator display text area to use NumberGroupSeparator?