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LeftMargin Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

Along with the TopMargin, RightMargin, and BottomMargin properties. specifies the location of information displayed within a label or text box control. Read/write Integer.

expression.LeftMargin

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Remarks

A control's displayed information location is measured from the control's left, top, right, or bottom border to the left, top, right, or bottom edge of the displayed information. Setting the LeftMargin or TopMargin property to 0 places the displayed information's edge at the very left or top of the control. To use a unit of measurement different from the setting in the regional settings of Windows, specify the unit (for example, cm or in).

In Visual Basic, use a numeric expression to set the value of this property. Values are expressed in twips.

You can set these properties by using the property sheet , a macro , or Visual Basic .

Along with the TopMargin, RightMargin, and BottomMargin properties, specifies the margins for a printed page. Read/write Long.

expression.LeftMargin

expression Required. An expression that returns a Printer object.

Example

The following example offsets the caption in the label "EmployeeID_Label" in the "Purchase Orders" form by 100 twips from the left of the label's border.

With Forms.Item("Purchase Orders").Controls.Item("EmployeeID_Label")
    .LeftMargin = 100
End With
				




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