How to make a string aligned (Left and Right) in a text box

Posted on 2004-04-29
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
How can I make the string that are encoded in a text box be Left justified and Right justified. Just like when using MS Word where in you make the paragraph aligned both at the Left and Right margin
Question by:Jozin
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Expert Comment

ID: 10947328
If you want all the text in a textbox aligned to one side, then use the alignment property of the textbox.

Textbox1.Alignment = 0 (left-align)
Textbox1.Alignment = 1 (right-align)
Textbox1.Alignment = 2 (center-align)

If you want left and right align in one textbox, I don't know

Author Comment

ID: 10947673

What I want to know is Left and Right alignment at the same time.

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p_sie earned 200 total points
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Don't think that is possible in a textbox
Maybe you could use the rich textbox (add it in the component list) there you have the setalignment property, which you can set per paragraph.
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Expert Comment

ID: 10948679
Tested something:

do the following
add a rich text control to a form and name it RT
add a button to the form

paste the following code in the form's code window

Private Sub Command1_Click()

    RT.SelAlignment = 1
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()

    RT.Text = "Bike" & vbCrLf & "test" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "car"
End Sub

now select a line and press the button, the line will be rightaligned!
to make it center aligned use  RT.SelAlignment = 2 and left aligned : RT.SelAlignment = 0

Good luck

Expert Comment

ID: 11257212
I think I gave all the info what the asker needed!
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