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FlowLayoutPanel.FlowDirection Property

Gets or sets a value indicating the flow direction of the FlowLayoutPanel control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public FlowDirection FlowDirection { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.FlowDirection
One of the FlowDirection values indicating the direction of consecutive placement of controls in the panel. The default is LeftToRight.

The FlowDirection property is the default property for the FlowLayoutPanel class.

The following code example sets the value of FlowDirection depending on the selected RadioButton.


    private void flowTopDownBtn_CheckedChanged(
		System.Object sender, 
		System.EventArgs e)
    {
        this.FlowLayoutPanel1.FlowDirection = FlowDirection.TopDown;
    }

    private void flowBottomUpBtn_CheckedChanged(
		System.Object sender, 
		System.EventArgs e)
    {
        this.FlowLayoutPanel1.FlowDirection = FlowDirection.BottomUp;
    }

    private void flowLeftToRight_CheckedChanged(
		System.Object sender, 
		System.EventArgs e)
    {
        this.FlowLayoutPanel1.FlowDirection = FlowDirection.LeftToRight;
    }

    private void flowRightToLeftBtn_CheckedChanged(
		System.Object sender, 
		System.EventArgs e)
    {
        this.FlowLayoutPanel1.FlowDirection = FlowDirection.RightToLeft;
    }


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.
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