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PlatformCulture.FlowDirection Property

Gets a value that specifies whether the primary text advance direction shall be left-to-right, right-to-left, or top-to-bottom.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Windows.Themes
Assemblies:   PresentationFramework.Aero (in PresentationFramework.Aero.dll)
  PresentationFramework.Royale (in PresentationFramework.Royale.dll)
  PresentationFramework.Classic (in PresentationFramework.Classic.dll)
  PresentationFramework.Luna (in PresentationFramework.Luna.dll)

XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public static FlowDirection FlowDirection { get; }
<object property="{x:Static theme:PlatformCulture.FlowDirection}"/>

XAML Values


The x:Static Markup Extension.


An xmlns prefix mapping to the Microsoft.Windows.Themes common language runtime (CLR) namespace in a specific assembly.


FlowDirection="{x:Static theme:PlatformCulture.FlowDirection}"

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.FlowDirection
One of the enumeration values.

.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.