Run.FlowDirection Property

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Gets or sets the direction that text and other user interface elements flow within the Run element that controls their layout.

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


Public Property FlowDirection As FlowDirection
public FlowDirection FlowDirection { get; set; }
<Run FlowDirection="LeftToRight"/>
<Run FlowDirection="RightToLeft"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.FlowDirection
The direction that text and other UI elements flow within the Run element. The default value is LeftToRight.


Dependency property identifier field: FlowDirectionProperty

This property is not automatically set as part of any application culture information. An element might contain content that is not necessarily intended to use the flow direction implied by the culture information.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.