AutoEllipsis Property

Label.AutoEllipsis Property


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ellipsis character (...) appears at the right edge of the Label, denoting that the Label text extends beyond the specified length of the Label.

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

public bool AutoEllipsis { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the additional label text is to be indicated by an ellipsis; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Set AutoEllipsis to true to display text that extends beyond the width of the Label when the user passes over the control with the mouse. If AutoSize is true, the label will grow to fit the text and an ellipsis will not appear.


If the font is taller than the height of the Label and AutoEllipsis is true, you must set AutoSize to false for text to be drawn.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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