TextElement Class

TextElement Class

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An abstract class used as the base class for the abstract Block and Inline classes.


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

Public MustInherit Class TextElement _
	Inherits DependencyObject

The TextElement type exposes the following members.

Public propertyCharacterSpacingGets or sets the distance between characters of text in the control measured in 1000ths of the font size.
Public propertyContentEndGets a TextPointer that represents the end of the content in the element.
Public propertyContentStartGets a TextPointer that represents the start of content in the element.
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyElementEndGets a TextPointer that represents the position just after the end of the element.
Public propertyElementStartGets a TextPointer that represents the position just before the start of the element.
Public propertyFontFamilyGets or sets the preferred top-level font family for the content of the element.
Public propertyFontSizeGets or sets the font size for the content of the element.
Public propertyFontStretchGets or sets the glyph width of the font in a family to select.
Public propertyFontStyleGets or sets the font style for the content in this element.
Public propertyFontWeightGets or sets the top-level font weight to select from the font family for the content in this element.
Public propertyForegroundGets or sets the Brush to apply to the content in this element.
Public propertyLanguageGets or sets the language of the content within an TextElement element.
Public propertyNameGets or sets a unique identification for the object. Name can only be set from initial parsing of XAML.

Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValueClears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodFindNameGets an object in the Windows Phone object model by referencing the object's x:Name or Name attribute value.
Public methodGetAnimationBaseValueReturns any base value established for a Windows Phone dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodOnCreateAutomationPeerReturns a class-specific AutomationPeer implementation for use by the Windows Phone automation infrastructure.
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValueSets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Public fieldStatic memberCharacterSpacingPropertyIdentifies the CharacterSpacing dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberFontFamilyPropertyIdentifies the FontFamily dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberFontSizePropertyIdentifies the FontSize dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberFontStretchPropertyIdentifies the FontStretch dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberFontStylePropertyIdentifies the FontStyle dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberFontWeightPropertyIdentifies the FontWeight dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberForegroundPropertyIdentifies the Foreground dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberLanguagePropertyIdentifies the Language dependency property.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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