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ListItem.FlowDirection Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies the relative direction for flow of content within a ListItem element.

Namespace: System.Windows.Documents
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public FlowDirection FlowDirection { get; set; }
/** @property */
public FlowDirection get_FlowDirection ()

/** @property */
public void set_FlowDirection (FlowDirection value)

public function get FlowDirection () : FlowDirection

public function set FlowDirection (value : FlowDirection)

<object FlowDirection="FlowDirection" .../>

Property Value

A member of the FlowDirection enumeration specifying the relative flow direction. Getting this property returns the currently effective flow direction. Setting this property causes the contents of the ListItem element to re-flow in the indicated direction. The default value is LeftToRight.

The flow direction of content typically corresponds to the innate flow direction of the language being represented. Hebrew and Arabic provide examples of languages that naturally flow from right-to-left. English, German, and Russian provide examples of languages that naturally flow from left-to-right.

Note: The value of this property is not automatically changed to match the language used by the operating system. If you need to use a different value then the default of LeftToRight, you must specify it yourself.

The following example shows how to set the FlowDirection attribute of a Block element (Paragraph).

  <Paragraph FlowDirection="LeftToRight">
    This paragraph will flow from left to right.

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

Paragraph par = new Paragraph(new Run("This paragraph will flow from left to right."));
par.FlowDirection = FlowDirection.LeftToRight;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0