Very often, it is necessary to show some labels on the page. Such a task can be accomplished using the
TextBlock control, which is the main subject of this recipe. Here, you will learn how to display static text on the page as well as how to format it.
To step through this recipe, you only need the automatically generated project.
To add a text block and handle the
Tapped event, perform the following steps:
TextBlockcontrol on the page and adjust its appearance by modifying the content of the
MainPage.xamlfile as follows:
<Page (...)> <Grid (...)> <TextBlock Text="Exemplary justified content (...)" TextAlignment="Justify" MaxLines="3" TextTrimming="CharacterEllipsis" TextWrapping="Wrap" ...