Specifies how to trim characters from a string that does not completely fit into a layout shape.
Assembly: System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)
Specifies that the text is trimmed to the nearest character.
Specifies that the text is trimmed to the nearest character, and an ellipsis is inserted at the end of a trimmed line.
The center is removed from trimmed lines and replaced by an ellipsis. The algorithm keeps as much of the last slash-delimited segment of the line as possible.
Specifies that text is trimmed to the nearest word, and an ellipsis is inserted at the end of a trimmed line.
Specifies no trimming.
Specifies that text is trimmed to the nearest word.
The following example shows how to set the Trimming property and how to use the enumeration. This example is designed to be used with a Windows Form. Paste this code into a form and call the ShowStringTrimming method when handling the form's Paint event, passing e as PaintEventArgs.
Private Sub ShowStringTrimming(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) Dim format1 As New StringFormat Dim quote As String = "Not everything that can be counted counts," & _ " and not everything that counts can be counted." format1.Trimming = StringTrimming.EllipsisWord e.Graphics.DrawString(quote, Me.Font, Brushes.Black, _ New RectangleF(10.0F, 10.0F, 90.0F, 50.0F), format1) End Sub
Available since 1.1