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ScrollBar::ViewportSize Property

Gets or sets the amount of the scrollable content that is currently visible.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Primitives
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

property double ViewportSize {
	double get ();
	void set (double value);
<object ViewportSize="double" .../>

Property Value

Type: System::Double
The amount of the scrollable content that is currently visible. The default is 0.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The units that are used for ViewportSize are the same units that are used to describe the length of the content. Some examples include lines of text or pages of text.

The value of the ViewportSize property is used to calculate the size of the Thumb control that is displayed as the sliding value indicator in a ScrollBar control. The Thumb control's size represents the amount of a ScrollViewer control's content that is visible. If 25 percent of a ScrollViewer control's content is visible, the Thumb occupies 25 percent of the track in the ScrollBar.

You can decide which units ViewportSize uses. When you set this property, make sure that the ViewportSize, Minimum, Maximum, and Value properties use the same units.

The following illustration shows how the Thumb size reflects the amount of content that is visible.

The track length and thumbsize of a ScrollBar

The following example shows how to set the ViewportSize on a ScrollBar control.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
<ScrollBar Name="myScrollBarViewport" Orientation="Horizontal" ViewportSize="10"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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