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Calendar.CaptionAlign Property

Gets or sets the alignment of the text that is rendered as a caption for the calendar.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual TableCaptionAlign CaptionAlign { get; set; }
<asp:Calendar CaptionAlign="TableCaptionAlign" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.TableCaptionAlign
A TableCaptionAlign value that indicates the alignment of the caption.


The value specified is not one of the TableCaptionAlign values.

This property determines where the caption appears in relation to the Calendar control. The default value is NotSet, which lets the browser determine where to align the caption. The following table explains the relationship between the TableCaptionAlign value and the appearance of the caption.

TableCaptionAlign value



The caption appears at the bottom of the calendar, with the text centered.


The caption appears at the top of the calendar, with the text left-aligned.


The caption alignment is not set and is determined by the browser.


The caption appears at the top of the calendar, with the text right-aligned.


The caption appears at the top of the calendar with the text centered.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the CaptionAlign property to align a caption for a Calendar control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" >
<head runat="server">
    <title> Calendar Caption and Caption Align Example </title>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3> Calendar Caption and Caption Align Example </h3>

      <br /><br /> 

      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1"
            Caption="This calendar is used to demonstrate a calendar caption. It also shows
            how the caption can be aligned to the calendar, in this case to the right edge of
            the calendar."

      <br /><br />



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.