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TextAlign Property

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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