Specifies whether text is centered, left-aligned, or right-aligned.
public : enum class TextAlignment
public enum TextAlignment
Public Enum TextAlignment
var value = Windows.UI.Xaml.TextAlignment.center;
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)
|Center Center Center Center||
Text is centered within the container.
|DetectFromContent DetectFromContent DetectFromContent DetectFromContent||
Text alignment is inferred from the text content.
|End End End End||
The end of the text is aligned to the edge of the container.
|Justify Justify Justify Justify||
Text is justified within the container.
|Left Left Left Left||
Text is aligned to the left edge of the container.
|Right Right Right Right||
Text is aligned to the right edge of the container.
|Start Start Start Start||
The beginning of the text is aligned to the edge of the container.
DetectFromContent is available starting with Windows 10. When the TextAlignment property is set to DetectFromContent, alignment is inferred from the text content of the control. For example, English text is left aligned, and Arabic text is right aligned.