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XAML Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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FlowDirection

FlowDirection is a property on FrameworkElement (and several other classes) that can reverse the way an element’s inner content flows. It applies to some panels and their arrangement of children, and it also applies to the way content is aligned inside child controls. The property is of type FlowDirection, with two values: LeftToRight (FrameworkElement’s default) and RightToLeft.

The idea of FlowDirection is that it should be set to RightToLeft when the current culture corresponds to a language that is read from right to left. This reverses the meaning of left and right for settings such as content alignment. The following XAML demonstrates this, with Buttons that force their content alignment to Top and Left but then apply each ...

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