FlowDirection FlowDirection FlowDirection FlowDirection Enum


Defines constants that specify the content flow direction for text and UI elements.

public : enum class FlowDirection
enum class winrt::Windows::UI::Xaml::FlowDirection : int32_t
public enum FlowDirection
Public Enum FlowDirection
<object property="enumMemberName"/>
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


LeftToRight LeftToRight LeftToRight LeftToRight

Indicates that content should flow from left to right.

RightToLeft RightToLeft RightToLeft RightToLeft

Indicates that content should flow from right to left.


The FlowDirection enumeration is used as a value by the FrameworkElement.FlowDirection property. LeftToRight is the default value.

FrameworkElement.FlowDirection is interpreted differently for render purposes depending on which FrameworkElement subclass is involved as the content or as a container. For more info, see FrameworkElement.FlowDirection.

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