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StylusPoint Structure

Represents a single data point collected from the digitizer and stylus.

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

public struct StylusPoint : IEquatable<StylusPoint>
<StylusPoint .../>

A StylusPoint collects data when a user inputs ink using the digitizer. Because the information that a digitizer reports differs depending on the manufacturer, the properties within a StylusPoint can vary. To determine whether a property is in the StylusPoint, call the HasProperty method. The Description property contains a StylusPointDescription that specifies which properties are in the StylusPoint. All StylusPoint objects contain properties that specify the (x, y) coordinates, as well as the pressure.

The following example gets property names and values for each StylusPoint in a StylusPointCollection. This example assumes that there is a TextBlock called packetOutput.

private void WriteStylusPointValues(StylusPointCollection points)
{
    StylusPointDescription pointsDescription = points.Description;

    ReadOnlyCollection<StylusPointPropertyInfo> properties = 
        pointsDescription.GetStylusPointProperties();

    // Write the name and and value of each property in
    // every stylus point.
    StringWriter packetWriter = new StringWriter();
    packetWriter.WriteLine("{0} stylus points", points.Count.ToString());
    foreach (StylusPoint stylusPoint in points)
    {
        packetWriter.WriteLine("Stylus Point info");
        packetWriter.WriteLine("X: {0}", stylusPoint.X.ToString());
        packetWriter.WriteLine("Y: {0}", stylusPoint.Y.ToString());
        packetWriter.WriteLine("Pressure: {0}", stylusPoint.PressureFactor.ToString());

        // Get the property name and value for each StylusPoint.
        // Note that this loop reports the X, Y, and pressure values differantly than 
        // getting their values above.
        for (int i = 0; i < pointsDescription.PropertyCount; ++i)
        {
            StylusPointProperty currentProperty = properties[i];

            // GetStylusPointPropertyName is defined below and returns the
            // name of the property.
            packetWriter.Write("{0}: ", GetStylusPointPropertyName(currentProperty));
            packetWriter.WriteLine(stylusPoint.GetPropertyValue(currentProperty).ToString());
        }
        packetWriter.WriteLine();

    }

    packetOutput.Text = packetWriter.ToString();
}


...


// Use reflection to get the name of currentProperty.
private string GetStylusPointPropertyName(StylusPointProperty currentProperty)
{
    Guid guid = currentProperty.Id;

    // Iterate through the StylusPointProperties to find the StylusPointProperty
    // that matches currentProperty, then return the name.
    foreach (FieldInfo theFieldInfo
        in typeof(StylusPointProperties).GetFields())
    {
        StylusPointProperty property = (StylusPointProperty) theFieldInfo.GetValue(currentProperty);
        if (property.Id == guid)
        {
            return theFieldInfo.Name;
        }
    }
    return "Not found";
}

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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