TXTextControl.WPF.TextControl.TextFrameAttributesDialog Method

Invokes the built-in dialog box for setting attributes of text frames. This dialog box is only shown, if a text frame is currently selected. The TextFrameCollection.GetItem method can be used to test whether a text frame is selected or not.

Introduced: 12.0.


Opens the dialog box showing its first tab.

public DialogResult TextFrameAttributesDialog();
[Visual Basic]
Public Function TextFrameAttributesDialog() As DialogResult


Opens the dialog box showing the specified tab.

public DialogResult TextFrameAttributesDialog(int activeTab);
[Visual Basic]
Public Function TextFrameAttributesDialog(activeTab as Integer) As DialogResult
Parameter Description

Specifies the index of the tab, zero-based, that is displayed when the tabbed dialog box is opened. If this parameter is 0, the dialog box shows the tab for setting text wrapping and layout attributes, if this parameter is 1, the dialog box shows the tab for setting size and distances and if it is 2, the dialog shows the tab for setting further textframe attributes such as a frame line or a background color.

Return Value

If the dialog has been left with the Cancel button the return value is DialogResult.Cancel. Otherwise, it is DialogResult.OK.

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