FirstLineLeftMargin (RichTextParagraphStyle - Java)

Read-Write. Left margin of first line of each paragraph.

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Data type



public int getFirstLineLeftMargin()
    throws NotesException
public void setFirstLineLeftMargin(int value)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

The following constants are available:

  • RichTextParagraphStyle.RULER_ONE_CENTIMETER
  • RichTextParagraphStyle.RULER_ONE_INCH

The unit of measure used by the preceding constants is a "twip," where one centimeter is 567 twips and one inch is 1440 twips. You can apply arithmetic to the constants to obtain other measurements. For example, RULER_ONE_CENTIMETER * 2 for two centimeters or RULER_ONE_INCH * 0.75 for three-quarters of an inch.