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MaskedTextBox.TextAlign Property

Gets or sets how text is aligned in a masked text box control.

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

'Declaration
Public Property TextAlign As HorizontalAlignment
'Usage
Dim instance As MaskedTextBox 
Dim value As HorizontalAlignment 

value = instance.TextAlign

instance.TextAlign = value

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.HorizontalAlignment
One of the HorizontalAlignment enumeration values that specifies how text is aligned relative to the control. The default is Left.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidEnumArgumentException

The value assigned to this property is not of type HorizontalAlignment.

You can use the TextAlign property to align the displayed text within a MaskedTextBox to match the layout of visual elements on your form. For example, if your controls are all located on the right side of the form, you can set the TextAlign property to Right, and the text will be aligned with the right side of the control instead of the default left alignment.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 2.0

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