TextBlock.TextTrimming Property

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Gets or sets the text trimming behavior to employ when content overflows the content area.

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


Public Property TextTrimming As TextTrimming
public TextTrimming TextTrimming { get; set; }
<TextBlock TextTrimming="None"/>
<TextBlock TextTrimming="WordEllipsis"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.TextTrimming
One of the TextTrimming values that specifies the text trimming behavior to employ. The default is None.


The TextTrimming property has no effect unless the TextWrapping property is set to NoWrap.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1


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