Label.TextAlign Property

Gets or sets the alignment of text in the label.

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

public virtual ContentAlignment TextAlign { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.ContentAlignment
One of the ContentAlignment values. The default is TopLeft.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidEnumArgumentException

The value assigned is not one of the ContentAlignment values.

You can use this property to align the text within a label to match the layout of controls on your form. For example, if your controls are located to the right edge of the labels, you can set the TextAlign property to one of the right-aligned horizontal alignments (TopRight, MiddleRight, BottomRight) and the text will be aligned with the right edge of the labels to align with your controls.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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