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UnitType Enumeration

Specifies the unit of measurement.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public enum UnitType
public enum UnitType
public enum UnitType
 Member nameDescription
CmMeasurement is in centimeters. 
EmMeasurement is relative to the height of the parent element's font. 
ExMeasurement is relative to the height of the lowercase letter x of the parent element's font. 
InchMeasurement is in inches. 
MmMeasurement is in millimeters. 
PercentageMeasurement is a percentage relative to the parent element. 
PicaMeasurement is in picas. A pica represents 12 points. 
PixelMeasurement is in pixels. 
PointMeasurement is in points. A point represents 1/72 of an inch. 

The UnitType enumeration represents the different supported measurement units. Measurements can be represented in pixels, points, picas, inches, millimeters, centimeters, percentages, em, or ex.

A Point is a unit of measurement that represents 1/72 of an inch.

A Pica is a unit that equals 12 points.

A Percentage is a unit of measurement that is relative to a parent element. For example, if the font size of a paragraph is 10 pixels, you can place a phrase inside the paragraph with a font size specified as 200%. The font size of the phrase becomes twice the font size of the paragraph, or 20 pixels.

An Em is a unit of measurement that is relative to the height of a parent element's font. For example, if the font size of a paragraph is 10 pixels, you can place a phrase inside the paragraph with a font size specified as 2 em. The font size of the phrase becomes twice the font size of the paragraph, or 20 pixels.

An Ex is a unit of measurement that is relative to the height of the lowercase letter x of the parent element's font. For example if the font size of a paragraph is 10 pixels, you can place a phrase inside the paragraph with a font size specified as 2 ex. The font size of the phrase becomes twice the font size of a lowercase letter x in the paragraph.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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