Text​Alignment Text​Alignment Text​Alignment Enum


Specifies whether text is centered, left-aligned, or right-aligned.

public enum TextAlignmentpublic enum TextAlignmentPublic Enum TextAlignment
<object property="textAlignmentMemberName"/>
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


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.


Center Center Center

Text is centered within the container.

DetectFromContent DetectFromContent DetectFromContent

Text alignment is inferred from the text content.

Justify Justify Justify

Text is justified within the container.

Left Left Left

Text is aligned to the left edge of the container.

Right Right Right

Text is aligned to the right edge of the container.

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