Getting the .Text value from a TextBox

I have a bunch of textboxes on my page, and on TextChanged event, I want to run a stored proc to return a Name, based on user input. If I have a block of code like:

TextBox t = (TextBox)sender;
string objTextBox = t.ID;

how can I get the .Text value of objTextBox?


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Method 1

Use this instead:

string objTextBox = t.Text;

The object t is the TextBox. The object you call objTextBox is assigned the ID property of the TextBox.

So better code would be:

TextBox objTextBox = (TextBox)sender;
string theText = objTextBox.Text;

Method 2

if(sender is TextBox) {
 var text = (sender as TextBox).Text;

Method 3

Did you try using t.Text?

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