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HorizontalAlign Enumeration

Specifies the horizontal alignment of items within a container.

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

public enum HorizontalAlign

Member nameDescription
CenterThe contents of a container are centered.
JustifyThe contents of a container are uniformly spread out and aligned with both the left and right margins.
LeftThe contents of a container are left justified.
NotSetThe horizontal alignment is not set.
RightThe contents of a container are right justified.

The HorizontalAlign enumeration represents the horizontal alignment options for items within a container, such as a TableCell.

The following example shows how setting the HorizontalAlign property of a Panel control changes the horizontal alignment for the text of a Label control that is contained by the Panel control.

<%@ Page Language="C#"%>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

  protected void HorizontalAlignList_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
  {
    switch (HorizontalAlignList.SelectedValue)
    {
      case "Left":
        Panel1.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Left;
        break;
      case "Center":
        Panel1.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Center;
        break;
      case "Justify":
        Panel1.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Justify;
        break;
      default:
        Panel1.HorizontalAlign = HorizontalAlign.Right;
        break;
    }
  }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <head>
    <title>HorizontalAlign Example</title> 
 </head>
 <body>
    <h3>HorizontalAlign Example</h3>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

       <asp:Panel id="Panel1" Height="100" Width="200" BackColor="Gainsboro"
            Wrap="True" HorizontalAlign="Left" runat="server">
         <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="This panel contains a Label control.">
         </asp:Label>
       </asp:Panel>

       <br />

       <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text="Horizontal Alignment:"></asp:Label>
       <asp:DropDownList ID="HorizontalAlignList" runat="server" AutoPostBack="True" 
         OnSelectedIndexChanged="HorizontalAlignList_SelectedIndexChanged">
         <asp:ListItem Selected="True">Left</asp:ListItem>
         <asp:ListItem>Center</asp:ListItem>
         <asp:ListItem>Right</asp:ListItem>
         <asp:ListItem>Justify</asp:ListItem>
       </asp:DropDownList>

    </form>
 </body>
 </html>    

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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