Block.TextAlignment Property

Gets or sets the horizontal alignment of text content. 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 TextAlignment TextAlignment { get; set; }
<object TextAlignment="TextAlignment" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.TextAlignment
One of the TextAlignment values that specifies the desired alignment. The default is TextAlignment.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 preceding 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 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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