Text Properties Dialog Box, Alignment

Select Alignment on the Text Properties dialog box to position the values within a selected cell or data region. You can only format the horizontal alignment of individual text within a text box. If you would like to set padding values on the text box or how text is aligned vertically, use the corresponding text box properties.


  • Horizontal
    Specify a value or type an expression that evaluates to the position where the text is positioned horizontally within a selected cell or data region. Click the Expression (fx) button to edit the expression.

    • General   Display the text as calculated by Reporting Services. For more information about how text alignment is calculated, see Formatting Text and Placeholders (Report Builder 3.0 and SSRS).

    • Left   Display the text as aligned to the left.

    • Center   Display the text as aligned in the center.

    • Right   Display the text as aligned to the right.