#245 – Easily Inline Text Formatting Codes with TextBlock Control

You can specify a TextBlock control’s content by defining a series of Run elements.

You can also just specify the text by setting the child element of the TextBlock:

		<TextBlock>
			Henry V was here.
		</TextBlock>

Finally, you can include some formatting tags directly in the body of the text:

		<TextBlock Margin="10" Height="100" FontSize="14" Width="290" TextWrapping="Wrap">
			We <Bold>few</Bold>, we happy <Bold>few</Bold>, we band of <Underline>brothers</Underline>;
For he to-day that sheds his <Italic>blood</Italic> with me
Shall be my <Underline>brother</Underline>; be he ne'er so <Italic>vile</Italic>,
This day shall <Bold>gentle</Bold> his <Italic>condition</Italic>;"
		</TextBlock>

About Sean
Software developer in the Twin Cities area, passionate about .NET technologies. Equally passionate about my own personal projects related to family history and preservation of family stories and photos.

One Response to #245 – Easily Inline Text Formatting Codes with TextBlock Control

  1. Pingback: #842 – The Differences Between Label and TextBlock | 2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF

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