LayoutFlow

LayoutFlow enumeration

Determines the flow of the text layout in a textbox.

public enum LayoutFlow

Values

Name Value Description
Horizontal 0 Text is displayed horizontally.
TopToBottomIdeographic 1 Ideographic text is displayed vertically.
BottomToTop 2 Text is displayed vertically.
TopToBottom 3 Text is displayed vertically.
HorizontalIdeographic 4 Ideographic text is displayed horizontally.
Vertical 5 Text is displayed vertically.

Examples

Shows how to add text to a text box, and change its orientation

Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

Shape textbox = new Shape(doc, ShapeType.TextBox)
{
    Width = 100, 
    Height = 100,
    TextBox = { LayoutFlow = LayoutFlow.BottomToTop }
};

textbox.AppendChild(new Paragraph(doc));
builder.InsertNode(textbox);

builder.MoveTo(textbox.FirstParagraph);
builder.Write("This text is flipped 90 degrees to the left.");

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Drawing.TextBox.docx");

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