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ListItem.LineStackingStrategy Property

Gets or sets the mechanism by which a line box is determined for each line of text within the ListItem. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Documents
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public LineStackingStrategy LineStackingStrategy { get; set; }
<object LineStackingStrategy="LineStackingStrategy" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.LineStackingStrategy
One of the LineStackingStrategy values that specifies the mechanism by which a line box is determined for each line of text within the ListItem. The default is LineStackingStrategy.MaxHeight.

The following example shows how to use the LineStackingStrategy property to determine how the line boxes are created for text lines of a TextBlock. The first TextBlock has a LineStackingStrategy value of MaxHeight and the second TextBlock has a value of BlockLineHeight.

<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml">
  <StackPanel>

    <!-- This TextBlock has a LineStackingStrategy set to "MaxHeight". -->
    <TextBlock LineStackingStrategy="MaxHeight" LineHeight="10" Width="500" TextWrapping="Wrap" 
     Background="Yellow">
      Use the <Span FontSize="30">LineStackingStrategy</Span> property to determine how a line box is
      created for each line. A value of <Span FontSize="20">MaxHeight</Span> specifies that the stack
      height is the smallest value that contains all the inline elements on that line when those
      elements are properly aligned. A value of <Span FontSize="20">BlockLineHeight</Span> specifies
      that the stack height is determined by the block element LineHeight property value.
    </TextBlock>

    <!-- Here is the same TextBlock but the LineStackingStrategy is set to "BlockLineHeight". -->
    <TextBlock LineStackingStrategy="BlockLineHeight" LineHeight="10" Width="500" TextWrapping="Wrap" 
     Background="Blue" Margin="0,40,0,0">
      Use the <Span FontSize="30">LineStackingStrategy</Span> property to determine how a line box is
      created for each line. A value of <Span FontSize="20">MaxHeight</Span> specifies that the stack
      height is the smallest value that contains all the inline elements on that line when those
      elements are properly aligned. A value of <Span FontSize="20">BlockLineHeight</Span> specifies
      that the stack height is determined by the block element LineHeight property value.
    </TextBlock>

  </StackPanel>
</Page>

The following illustration shows the result of the preceding code.

Screenshot: Compare LineStackingStrategy values

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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