Left Element (Report Items) (RDL)

Indicates the distance of the item from the left edge of the containing item.

<Textbox Name="..."> <!-- or Line, Rectangle, Image, Subreport, List, Matrix, Table, Chart , CustomReportItem -->
</Textbox> <!-- or /Line, /Rectangle, /Image, /Subreport, /List, /Matrix, /Table, /Chart, /CustomReportItem -->

Characteristic Description

Data type and length


Default value



0-1: Optional element that can occur once or not at all.

Relationship Element

Parent elements

Chart, CustomReportItem , Image, Line, List, Matrix, Rectangle, Subreport, Table, Textbox

Child element


The string for the Left element must contain a number (with a period character used as an optional decimal separator). The number must be followed by a designator for a CSS length unit such as cm, mm, in, pt, or pc. A space between the number and the designator is optional. For more information about size designators, see "CSS Length Units Reference" at msdn.microsoft.com.

The maximum size for Left is 160 inches. The minimum size is 0 inches.

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