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Label.TextAlign Property

Gets or sets the alignment of text in the label.

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

public virtual ContentAlignment TextAlign { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.ContentAlignment
One of the ContentAlignment values. The default is TopLeft.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidEnumArgumentException

The value assigned is not one of the ContentAlignment values.

You can use this property to align the text within a label to match the layout of controls on your form. For example, if your controls are located to the right edge of the labels, you can set the TextAlign property to one of the right-aligned horizontal alignments (TopRight, MiddleRight, BottomRight) and the text will be aligned with the right edge of the labels to align with your controls.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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