is an option for Manipulate, TabView, and other control objects that specifies where controls should be placed.


  • Possible settings include:
  • posplace all controls in the specified position
    {pos1,pos2,}place control i in position posi
  • Possible forms for pos include Bottom, Left, Top, Right.
  • The default alignment is Automatic, which corresponds to the standard alignment for the current type of control on the current computer system.
  • On supported touchscreen devices, settings for ControlPlacement may be overridden by settings for TouchscreenControlPlacement.
Introduced in 2007
| Updated in 2012