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Block.TextAlignment Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates the horizontal alignment of text content.

Namespace: System.Windows.Documents
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public TextAlignment TextAlignment { get; set; }
/** @property */
public TextAlignment get_TextAlignment ()

/** @property */
public void set_TextAlignment (TextAlignment value)

public function get TextAlignment () : TextAlignment

public function set TextAlignment (value : TextAlignment)

<object TextAlignment="TextAlignment" .../>

Property Value

A member of the TextAlignment enumerations specifying the desired alignment. The default value is Left.

The following example shows how to set the TextAlignment attribute of a Block element.

<FlowDocument>
  <Paragraph Background="GhostWhite" TextAlignment="Center">
    One<LineBreak/>
    two two<LineBreak/>
    Three Three Three<LineBreak/>
    four four four four<LineBreak/>
    Five Five Five Five Five<LineBreak/>
    six six six six six six<LineBreak/>
    Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven<LineBreak/>
    eight eight eight eight eight eight eight eight
  </Paragraph>
</FlowDocument>

The following figure shows how the previous example renders with Left text alignment (the default).

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Left

The following figure shows how the same example renders with Right text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign value of Right

The following figure shows how the same example renders with Center text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Center

The following example shows how to set the TextAlignment property programmatically.

Paragraph par = new Paragraph();
par.TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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