Border.Padding property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the distance between the border and its child object.

Syntax


public Thickness Padding { get; set; }


<Border Padding="uniform"/>
- or -
<Border Padding="left&right,top&bottom"/>
- or -
<Border Padding="left,top,right,bottom"/>


XAML Values

uniform

A value measured by pixels that specifies a uniform Thickness. The uniform value is applied to all four Thickness values (Left, Top, Right, Bottom).

left&right

A value measured by pixels that specifies the Left and Right values of a symmetrical Thickness.

top&bottom

A value measured by pixels that specifies the Top and Bottom values of a symmetrical Thickness.

left,top,right,bottom

Values measured by pixels that specify the four possible dimension values of a Thickness structure (Left, Top, Right, Bottom). In the XAML syntaxes shown, you can use a space rather than a comma as the delimiter between values.

Property value

Type: Thickness

The dimensions of the space between the border and its child as a Thickness value. Thickness is a structure that stores dimension values using pixel measures.

Remarks

A related property is Margin (a property of FrameworkElement). For more info about the relationship between margin and padding, see Alignment, margin, and padding for UI element layout or Quickstart: Defining layouts.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Border
Thickness
Alignment, margin, and padding for UI element layout

 

 

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