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Block.TextAlignment Property

Gets or sets the horizontal alignment of text content.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Documents
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public TextAlignment TextAlignment { get; set; }
<object TextAlignment="TextAlignment" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.TextAlignment
One of the TextAlignment values that specifies the desired alignment. The default is TextAlignment.Left.

The following example shows how to set the TextAlignment attribute of a Block element.

<FlowDocument>
  <Paragraph Background="GhostWhite" TextAlignment="Center">
    One<LineBreak/>
    two two<LineBreak/>
    Three Three Three<LineBreak/>
    four four four four<LineBreak/>
    Five Five Five Five Five<LineBreak/>
    six six six six six six<LineBreak/>
    Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven Seven<LineBreak/>
    eight eight eight eight eight eight eight eight
  </Paragraph>
</FlowDocument>

The following figure shows how the preceding example renders with Left text alignment (the default).

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Left

The following figure shows how the same example renders with Right text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign value of Right

The following figure shows how the same example renders with Center text alignment.

Screenshot: TextAlign property value of Center

The following example shows how to set the TextAlignment property programmatically.

Paragraph par = new Paragraph();
par.TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center;

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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