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FigureLength Structure

Describes the height or width of a Figure.

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

'Declaration
<TypeConverterAttribute(GetType(FigureLengthConverter))> _
Public Structure FigureLength _
	Implements IEquatable(Of FigureLength)
'Usage
Dim instance As FigureLength
<object property="length"/>
- or -
<object property="qualifiedDouble"/>

XAML Values

length

The width or height of the Figure in pixels, described as a Double value. Alternatively, this value can be qualified with a unit declaration string (px, in, cm, pt) see qualifiedDouble below.

qualifiedDouble

A double value as described above followed by one of the following unit declaration strings: px, in, cm, pt.

px (default) is device-independent units (1/96th inch per unit)

in is inches; 1in==96px

cm is centimeters; 1cm==(96/2.54) px

pt is points; 1pt==(96/72) px

In the following example, when the user clicks on the Figure, the Width of the Figure decreases. Below is the XAML for the sample.

<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  x:Class="SDKSample.FigureLengthExample" >

  <FlowDocumentReader>
    <FlowDocument >
      <Paragraph>
        Raw text inside the paragraph
        <Figure Name="myFigure" Width="300">
          <Paragraph FontStyle="Italic" MouseDown="OnMouseDownDecreaseWidth" >
            Text inside of paragraph that is inside Figure...
          </Paragraph>
        </Figure>
      </Paragraph>
    </FlowDocument>
  </FlowDocumentReader>



</Page>

Below is the code used to decrease the Width of the Figure.

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Input;

namespace SDKSample
{
    public partial class FigureLengthExample : Page
	{

        void OnMouseDownDecreaseWidth(object sender, MouseButtonEventArgs args)
        {
            FigureLength myFigureLength = myFigure.Width;
            double widthValue = myFigureLength.Value;
            if (widthValue > 0)
            {
                myFigure.Width = new FigureLength((widthValue - 10), FigureUnitType.Pixel);
            }
        }
    }
}

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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