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Typography.NumeralAlignment Property

Gets or sets a FontNumeralAlignment enumerated value that indicates the alighnment of widths when using numerals.

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

public FontNumeralAlignment NumeralAlignment { get; set; }
/** @property */
public FontNumeralAlignment get_NumeralAlignment ()

/** @property */
public void set_NumeralAlignment (FontNumeralAlignment value)

public function get NumeralAlignment () : FontNumeralAlignment

public function set NumeralAlignment (value : FontNumeralAlignment)

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

A FontNumeralAlignment enumerated value. The default value is Normal.

OpenType fonts support a proportional and tabular figure feature to control the alignment of widths when using numerals. Proportional figures treat each numeral as having a different width—"1" is narrower than "5". Tabular figures are treated as equal-width numerals so that they align vertically, which increases the readability of financial type information.

The following text displays two proportional figures in the first column using the Miramonte font. Note the difference in width between the numerals "5" and "1". The second column shows the same two numeric values with the widths adjusted by using the tabular figure feature.

Example of proportional and tabbed figures


Text using OpenType proportional & tabular figures

The following code example shows how to define proportional and tabular figures for the Miramonte font, using the NumeralAlignment property.

<TextBlock FontFamily="Miramonte">
  <Run Typography.NumeralAlignment="Proportional">114,131</Run>
</TextBlock>
<TextBlock FontFamily="Miramonte">
  <Run Typography.NumeralAlignment="Tabular">114,131</Run>
</TextBlock>

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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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