LabelControl.Text Property

Gets or sets the label's text.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.2.dll

Declaration

[DXCategory("Appearance")]
[SettingsBindable(true)]
public override string Text { get; set; }
<DXCategory("Appearance")>
<SettingsBindable(True)>
Public Overrides Property Text As String

Property Value

Type Description
String

A String value that specifies the label's text.

Remarks

If the LabelControl.AllowHtmlString property is set to true, you can use HTML tags to format the Text. For detailed information, see HTML Text Formatting.

NOTE

Long words are not wrapped if the Text option is enabled.

Examples

The following example shows how to format a LabelControl's text using HTML tags. HTML formatting is enabled via the LabelControl.AllowHtmlString property. To respond to an end-user clicking the hyperlink, the LabelControl.HyperlinkClick event is handled. The image below shows the result:

label_HTML_formatting

labelControl1.Text = "<size=14>Size = 14<br>" +
                     "<b>Bold</b> <i>Italic</i> <u>Underline</u><br>" + 
                     "<size=11>Size = 11<br>" + 
                     "<color=255, 0, 0>Sample Text</color></size>" +
                     "<href=www.devexpress.com>Hyperlink</href>";
labelControl1.AllowHtmlString = true;
labelControl1.Appearance.TextOptions.WordWrap = DevExpress.Utils.WordWrap.Wrap;
labelControl1.Appearance.Options.UseTextOptions = true;
labelControl1.AutoSizeMode = DevExpress.XtraEditors.LabelAutoSizeMode.Vertical;

private void labelControl1_HyperlinkClick(object sender, DevExpress.Utils.HyperlinkClickEventArgs e) {
    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(e.Link);
}
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