Label.TopMargin Property (Access)

Along with the LeftMargin, RightMargin, and BottomMargin properties, specifies the location of information displayed within a label control. Read/write Integer.


expression. TopMargin

expression A variable that represents a Label object.


A control's displayed information location is measured from the control's left, top, right, or bottom border to the left, top, right, or bottom edge of the displayed information. Setting the LeftMargin or TopMargin property to 0 places the displayed information's edge at the very left or top of the control. To use a unit of measurement different from the setting in the regional settings of Windows, specify the unit (for example, cm or in).

In Visual Basic, use a numeric expression to set the value of this property. Values are expressed in twips.


The following example offsets the caption in the label "EmployeeID_Label" in the "Purchase Orders" form by 100 twips from the top of the label's border.

With Forms.Item("Purchase Orders").Controls.Item("EmployeeID_Label") 
 .TopMargin = 100 
End With

See also

Label Object