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StylusDevice.GetPosition Method

Gets the position of the stylus.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Point GetPosition(
	IInputElement relativeTo


Type: System.Windows.IInputElement

The IInputElement to which the (x,y) coordinates are mapped.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Point
A Point that represents the position of the stylus, in relation to relativeTo.


relativeTo is neither UIElement or FrameworkContentElement.

The following example demonstrates the GetPosition method.

Point myPoint = myStylusDevice.GetPosition(myStylusDevice.Target);
textbox1.AppendText("The relative position is: (" + myPoint.X.ToString() + "," + myPoint.Y.ToString() + ")\n");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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