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Control.VerticalContentAlignment Property

Gets or sets the vertical alignment of the control's content.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
[BindableAttribute(true)]
public VerticalAlignment VerticalContentAlignment { get; set; }
<object VerticalContentAlignment="VerticalAlignment" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.VerticalAlignment
One of the VerticalAlignment values. The default is VerticalAlignment.Top.

Identifier field

VerticalContentAlignmentProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

In addition to Top, Bottom, and Center, you can set the VerticalContentAlignment property to Stretch, which stretches the child element to fill the allocated layout space of the parent element. For more information, see Alignment, Margins, and Padding Overview.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the VerticalContentAlignment property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

The following example shows how to set the vertical content alignment property on a control.

<Button Name="btn8" Height="50"
        VerticalContentAlignment="Top" 
        Click="ChangeVerticalContentAlignment">
  VerticalContentAlignment
</Button>
void ChangeVerticalContentAlignment(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    if (btn8.VerticalContentAlignment == VerticalAlignment.Top)
    {
        btn8.VerticalContentAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Bottom;
        btn8.Content = "Control vertical alignment changes from top to bottom.";

    }
    else
    {
        btn8.VerticalContentAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Top;
        btn8.Content = "VerticalContentAlignment";
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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