#331 – Default Values for HorizontalContentAlignment and VerticalContentAlignment

Controls have different default values for the HorizontalContentAlignment and VerticalContentAlignment properties, reflecting the most typical location within the control to place its content.

Default values for HorizontalContentAlignment / VerticalContentAlignment for the most common controls are listed below.

  • Button – Center, Center
  • Calendar – Left, Top
  • CheckBox – Left, Top
  • ComboBox – Left, Top
  • ContextMenu – Left, Center
  • DataGrid – Left, Top
  • DatePicker – Stretch, Top
  • Expander – Stretch, Stretch
  • GroupBox – Left, Top
  • Label – Left, Top
  • ListBox – Left, Center
  • Menu – Left, Top
  • PasswordBox – Left, Top
  • ProgressBar – Left, Top
  • RadioButton – Left, Top
  • RepeatButton – Center, Center
  • RichTextBox – Left, Top
  • Slider – Left, Top
  • StatusBar – Left, Top
  • TabControl – Center, Center
  • TextBox – Left, Top
  • TreeView – Left, Center

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