# MsoParagraphAlignment Enumeration

Office 2010

Specifies paragraph alignment for a text block.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Core
Assembly:  office (in office.dll)

## Syntax

```public enum MsoParagraphAlignment
```

### Members

Member nameDescription
msoAlignMixedUse a combination of alignment styles.
msoAlignLeftSpecifies that the leftmost character of each line is aligned to the left margin, and the right edge of each line is ragged. This is the default alignment for paragraphs with left-to-right text direction.
msoAlignCenterSpecifies that the center of each line of text is aligned to the midpoint of the right and left text box margins, and the left and right edges of each line are ragged.
msoAlignRightSpecifies that the rightmost character of each line is aligned to the right margin, and the left edge of each line is ragged. This is the default alignment for paragraphs with right-to-left text direction.
msoAlignJustifySpecifies that the first and last characters of each line (except the last) are aligned to the left and right margins, and lines are filled by adding or subtracting space between and within words. The last line of the paragraph is aligned to the left margin if text direction is left-to-right, or to the right margin if text direction is right-to-left.
msoAlignDistributeSpecifies that the first and last characters of each line (except the last) are aligned to the left and right margins, and lines are filled by adding or subtracting the same amount from each character. The last line of the paragraph is aligned to the left margin if text direction is left-to-right, or to the right margin if text direction is right-to-left.
msoAlignThaiDistributeSpecifies that the first and last characters of each line (except the last) are aligned to the left and right margins, and lines are filled by adding or subtracting space between (but not within) words. The last line of the paragraph is aligned to the left margin.
msoAlignJustifyLowSpecifies the alignment or adjustment of kashida length in Arabic text. Kashida are special characters used to extend the joiner between two Arabic characters.