Control.HorizontalContentAlignment Property

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Gets or sets the horizontal alignment of the control's content.

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


Public Property HorizontalContentAlignment As HorizontalAlignment
public HorizontalAlignment HorizontalContentAlignment { get; set; }
<control HorizontalContentAlignment="horizontalAlignmentValue"/>

XAML Values

  • horizontalAlignmentValue
    A named constant of the HorizontalAlignment enumeration, such as Stretch.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.HorizontalAlignment
One of the HorizontalAlignment values. The default is HorizontalAlignment.Center.


Dependency property identifier field: HorizontalContentAlignmentProperty

This property only affects a control whose template uses the HorizontalContentAlignment property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


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