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StretchDirection Enumeration

Describes how scaling applies to content and restricts scaling to named axis types.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public enum StretchDirection
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>

Member nameDescription
UpOnlyThe content scales upward only when it is smaller than the parent. If the content is larger, no scaling downward is performed.
DownOnlyThe content scales downward only when it is larger than the parent. If the content is smaller, no scaling upward is performed.
BothThe content stretches to fit the parent according to the Stretch mode.

The following example shows how to create an instance of Viewbox and set the StretchDirection of content by using code.

// Create a Viewbox and add it to the Canvas
myViewbox = new Viewbox();
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both;
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill;
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400;
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400;

More Code

How to: Apply Stretch Properties to the Contents of a Viewbox This example shows how to change the value of the StretchDirection and Stretch properties of a Viewbox.

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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