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VisualTreeHelper.GetContentBounds Method (Visual)

Returns the cached bounding box rectangle for the Visual.

Namespace: System.Windows.Media
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)

public static Rect GetContentBounds (
	Visual reference
)
public static Rect GetContentBounds (
	Visual reference
)
public static function GetContentBounds (
	reference : Visual
) : Rect
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

reference

The Visual whose bounding box value is computed.

Return Value

Returns the bounding box rectangle for the Visual.

Use the GetDescendantBounds method to return the union of all the content bounding boxes for all the descendants of a visual object, which includes the Visual itself.

The following example shows how to retrieve the bounding rectangle of a Visual object.

// Return the bounding rectangle of the parent visual object and all of its descendants.
Rect rectBounds = VisualTreeHelper.GetDescendantBounds(parentVisual);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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