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Viewbox.StretchDirection Property

Gets or sets the StretchDirection, which determines how scaling is applied to the contents of a 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

public StretchDirection StretchDirection { get; set; }
<object StretchDirection="StretchDirection" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.StretchDirection
A StretchDirection that determines how scaling is applied to the contents of a Viewbox. The default is Both.

Identifier field

StretchDirectionProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure

This property determines the scaling restrictions that apply to the contents of a Viewbox. For example, use this property to prevent the contents of a Viewbox from being smaller or larger than its original size.

The following example shows how to create an instance of Viewbox and then set the StretchDirection property 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 ViewboxThis example shows how to change the value of the StretchDirection and Stretch properties of a Viewbox.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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