FlowDocument.TextAlignment Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates the horizontal alignment of text content.

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 FlowDocument element.


<FlowDocumentReader>
  <FlowDocument
    TextAlignment="Center"
>
    <Paragraph Background="GhostWhite">
      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>
</FlowDocumentReader>


The following figure shows how the preceding FlowDocument renders with Left text alignment (the default).

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Left

The following figure shows how the same FlowDocument renders with Right text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign value of Right

The following figure shows how the same FlowDocument renders with Center text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Center

The following example shows how to set the TextAlignment property programmatically.


FlowDocument flowDoc = new FlowDocument(new Paragraph(new Run("A bit of text content...")));

// Text will be centered.
flowDoc.TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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