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Decorator Class

Provides a base class for elements that apply effects onto or around a single child element, such as Border or Viewbox.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
[ContentPropertyAttribute("Child")]
[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Ignore, Readability = Readability.Unreadable)]
public class Decorator : FrameworkElement, IAddChild
<Decorator>
  Child
</Decorator>

Content Model:  A Decorator is conceptually similar to a Panel element. However, a Decorator can have only one child UIElement in its Child collection.

System.Object
  System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherObject
    System.Windows.DependencyObject
      System.Windows.Media.Visual
        System.Windows.UIElement
          System.Windows.FrameworkElement
            System.Windows.Controls.Decorator
              Microsoft.Windows.Themes.ButtonChrome
              Microsoft.Windows.Themes.ClassicBorderDecorator
              Microsoft.Windows.Themes.ListBoxChrome
              Microsoft.Windows.Themes.SystemDropShadowChrome
              System.Windows.Controls.Border
              System.Windows.Controls.InkPresenter
              System.Windows.Controls.Primitives.BulletDecorator
              System.Windows.Controls.Viewbox
              System.Windows.Documents.AdornerDecorator
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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