troubleshooting Question

Neat way to limit Textbox contents in C#. Maximum contents vs performance ?

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Hi

Is there a neat way in C# to limit the amount of data in a text box control. I use a textbox as a terminal window showing date time stamped information. Two questions...

1) What is the maximum chars I can have in a text box and where will I lose performance if it gets enormous
2) Does C# have a neater way of 'nibbling' off the earliest entries when a preset number of lines has been reached. No VS.Net on hand so pigeon code for current method is:

TextBox.Append myString;
if(TextBox.Length>10000){
  TextBox.Text=TextBox.SubString(1000);
}
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