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Clearing a Textbox

if I had a text box named txtAnswer I could clear it with txtAnswer.Clear() or txtAnswer.Text = String.Empty()  Using the Clear() method would keep this statement shorter.  Is there any other reason why you would chose one method over the other?
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M1Bill72
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Tapan PattanaikSenior EngineerCommented:
Hi  M1Bill72,

 I would choose the TextBox.Clear() method, because it is logically better to clear a value, rather than re-assigning it with another value. But I wanted to do a little test...

for more details please check this link.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/Microsoft_Programming/WPF_and_Silverlight/A_10775-WPF-TextBox-Text-String-Empty-vs-TextBox-Clear-vs-TextBox-ClearValue-vs-TextBox-SetValue.html
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jonnidipCommented:
Nice to see my article in a solution!
In short: if you only need to clear text, then the best is to assign String.Empty.

Regards.
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