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Label.AutoEllipsis Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ellipsis character (...) appears at the right edge of the Label, denoting that the Label text extends beyond the specified length of the Label.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(true)]
public bool AutoEllipsis { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the additional label text is to be indicated by an ellipsis; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Set AutoEllipsis to true to display text that extends beyond the width of the Label when the user passes over the control with the mouse. If AutoSize is true, the label will grow to fit the text and an ellipsis will not appear.

Important noteImportant

If the font is taller than the height of the Label and AutoEllipsis is true, you must set AutoSize to false for text to be drawn.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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