.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

Paragraph.WidowOrphanControl Property

Gets or sets whether to apply control over the widow and orphan lines.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v20.1.Core.dll


public abstract bool WidowOrphanControl { get; set; }
Public MustOverride Property WidowOrphanControl As Boolean

Property Value

Type Description

true to apply widow/orphan control; otherwise, false.


Use the WidowOrphanControl property to control the last paragraph line printed by itself at the page top (widow line) and a first paragraph line printed by itself at the page bottom (orphan line). Setting the WidowOrphanControl property to true keeps the widow or orphan line together with the paragraph.


The WidowOrphanControl options does not affect table paragraphs.

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