TextDecorationLocation Enumeration
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TextDecorationLocation Enumeration


Specifies the vertical position of a TextDecoration object.

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

public enum class TextDecorationLocation

Member nameDescription

The vertical position of a baseline.


The vertical position of an overline.


The vertical position of a strikethrough.


The vertical position of an underline. This is the default value.

Text decorations are available in four types: baseline, overline, strikethrough, and underline. The following example shows the locations of the text decorations relative to the text.

Diagram of text decoration locations

Text decoration types

The following example creates an underline text decoration and uses a solid color brush for the pen.

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<!-- Use a Red pen for the underline text decoration -->
  FontSize="36" >
  jumped over
          <Pen Brush="Red" Thickness="1" />

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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