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DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Class

Animates from the Boolean value of the previous key frame to its own Value using discrete interpolation.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Animation
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 class DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame : BooleanKeyFrame
<DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame .../>

The DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDiscreteBooleanKeyFrame()Initializes a new instance of the DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame class.
Public methodDiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(Boolean)Initializes a new instance of the DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame class with the specified ending value.
Public methodDiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(Boolean, KeyTime)Initializes a new instance of the DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame class with the specified ending value and key time.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyCanFreezeGets a value that indicates whether the object can be made unmodifiable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public propertyDependencyObjectTypeGets the DependencyObjectType that wraps the CLR type of this instance.  (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this DispatcherObject is associated with. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public propertyIsFrozenGets a value that indicates whether the object is currently modifiable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public propertyIsSealedGets a value that indicates whether this instance is currently sealed (read-only). (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyKeyTimeGets or sets the time at which the key frame's target Value should be reached (Inherited from BooleanKeyFrame.)
Public propertyValueGets or sets the key frame's target value. (Inherited from BooleanKeyFrame.)
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Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyProperty)Clears the local value of a property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyProperty identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyPropertyKey)Clears the local value of a read-only property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyPropertyKey. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodCloneCreates a modifiable clone of the Freezable, making deep copies of the object's values. When copying the object's dependency properties, this method copies expressions (which might no longer resolve) but not animations or their current values. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodCloneCoreMakes the instance a clone (deep copy) of the specified Freezable using base (non-animated) property values. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodCloneCurrentValueCreates a modifiable clone (deep copy) of the Freezable using its current values. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodCloneCurrentValueCoreMakes the instance a modifiable clone (deep copy) of the specified Freezable using current property values. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodCoerceValueCoerces the value of the specified dependency property. This is accomplished by invoking any CoerceValueCallback function specified in property metadata for the dependency property as it exists on the calling DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodCreateInstanceInitializes a new instance of the Freezable class. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodCreateInstanceCoreCreates a new instance of DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame. (Overrides Freezable.CreateInstanceCore().)
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether a provided DependencyObject is equivalent to the current DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodFreeze()Makes the current object unmodifiable and sets its IsFrozen property to true. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodFreezeCoreMakes the Freezable object unmodifiable or tests whether it can be made unmodifiable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetAsFrozenCreates a frozen copy of the Freezable, using base (non-animated) property values. Because the copy is frozen, any frozen sub-objects are copied by reference. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodGetAsFrozenCoreMakes the instance a frozen clone of the specified Freezable using base (non-animated) property values. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetCurrentValueAsFrozenCreates a frozen copy of the Freezable using current property values. Because the copy is frozen, any frozen sub-objects are copied by reference. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodGetCurrentValueAsFrozenCoreMakes the current instance a frozen clone of the specified Freezable. If the object has animated dependency properties, their current animated values are copied. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodGetHashCodeGets a hash code for this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetLocalValueEnumeratorCreates a specialized enumerator for determining which dependency properties have locally set values on this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property on this instance of a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodInterpolateValueReturns the interpolated value of a specific key frame at the progress increment provided. (Inherited from BooleanKeyFrame.)
Protected methodInterpolateValueCoreInterpolates between the previous key frame value and the value of the current key frame using discrete interpolation. (Overrides BooleanKeyFrame.InterpolateValueCore(Boolean, Double).)
Public methodInvalidatePropertyRe-evaluates the effective value for the specified dependency property (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodOnChangedCalled when the current Freezable object is modified. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodOnFreezablePropertyChanged(DependencyObject, DependencyObject)Ensures that appropriate context pointers are established for a DependencyObjectType data member that has just been set. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodOnFreezablePropertyChanged(DependencyObject, DependencyObject, DependencyProperty)This member supports the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodOnPropertyChangedOverrides the DependencyObject implementation of OnPropertyChanged to also invoke any Changed handlers in response to a changing dependency property of type Freezable. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if it exists. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodReadPreambleEnsures that the Freezable is being accessed from a valid thread. Inheritors of Freezable must call this method at the beginning of any API that reads data members that are not dependency properties. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Public methodSetCurrentValueSets the value of a dependency property without changing its value source. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyProperty, Object)Sets the local value of a dependency property, specified by its dependency property identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyPropertyKey, Object)Sets the local value of a read-only dependency property, specified by the DependencyPropertyKey identifier of the dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodShouldSerializePropertyReturns a value that indicates whether serialization processes should serialize the value for the provided dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodVerifyAccessEnforces that the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Protected methodWritePostscriptRaises the Changed event for the Freezable and invokes its OnChanged method. Classes that derive from Freezable should call this method at the end of any API that modifies class members that are not stored as dependency properties. (Inherited from Freezable.)
Protected methodWritePreambleVerifies that the Freezable is not frozen and that it is being accessed from a valid threading context. Freezable inheritors should call this method at the beginning of any API that writes to data members that are not dependency properties. (Inherited from Freezable.)
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  NameDescription
Public eventChangedOccurs when the Freezable or an object it contains is modified. (Inherited from Freezable.)
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Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIKeyFrame.ValueGets or sets the value associated with a KeyTime instance. (Inherited from BooleanKeyFrame.)
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This class is used as part of a BooleanKeyFrameCollection in conjunction with a BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames to animate a Boolean property value along a set of key frames.

A key frame defines a segment of the BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames to which it belongs. Each key frame has a target Value and a KeyTime. The KeyTime specifies the time at which the key frame's Value should be reached. A key frame animates from the target value of the previous key frame to its own target value. It starts when the previous key frame ends and ends when its own key time is reached.

Discrete key frames like DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame create sudden "jumps" between values (no Interpolation). In other words, the animated property does not change until the key frame's key time is reached at which point the animated property goes suddenly to the target value.

This example shows how to animate the Boolean property value of a Button control by using key frames.

The following example uses the BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames class to animate the IsEnabled property of a Button control. All the key frames in this example use an instance of the DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame class. Discrete key frames like DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame create sudden jumps between values, that is, the movement of the animation is jerky.

// Demonstrates a BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames. The animation is used to 
// animate the IsEnabled property of a button. 
using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
using System.Windows.Media.Animation;
using System.Windows.Media;

namespace Microsoft.Samples.KeyFrameExamples
{
    public class BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFramesExample : Page
    {
        public BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFramesExample()
        {
            Title = "BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames Example";
            Background = Brushes.White;
            Margin = new Thickness(20);

            // Create a NameScope for this page so that 
            // Storyboards can be used.
            NameScope.SetNameScope(this, new NameScope());

            StackPanel myStackPanel = new StackPanel();
            myStackPanel.Orientation = Orientation.Vertical;
            myStackPanel.Margin = new Thickness(20);

            // Create a TextBlock to introduce the example.
            TextBlock myTextBlock = new TextBlock();
            myTextBlock.Text = "Click the button to animate its IsEnabled property"
                               + " with aBooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames animation.";
            myStackPanel.Children.Add(myTextBlock);

            // Create the Button that is the target of the animation.
            Button myButton = new Button();
            myButton.Margin = new Thickness(200);
            myButton.Content = "Click Me";

            myStackPanel.Children.Add(myButton);


            // Assign the Button a name so that 
            // it can be targeted by a Storyboard. 
            this.RegisterName(
                "AnimatedButton", myButton);

            // Create a BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames to 
            // animate the IsEnabled property of the Button.
            BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames booleanAnimation
                = new BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames();
            booleanAnimation.Duration = TimeSpan.FromSeconds(4);


            // All the key frames defined below are DiscreteBooleanKeyFrames.  
            // Discrete key frames create sudden "jumps" between values 
            // (no interpolation). Only discrete key frames can be used  
            // for Boolean key frame animations. 

            // Value at the beginning is false
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    false, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(0.0))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Value becomes true after the first second.
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    true, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(1.0))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Value becomes false after the 2nd second.
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    false, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(2.0))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Value becomes true after the third second.
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    true, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(3.0))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Value becomes false after 3 and half seconds.
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    false, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(3.5))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Value becomes true after the fourth second.
            booleanAnimation.KeyFrames.Add(
                new DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame(
                    true, // Target value (KeyValue)
                    KeyTime.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(4.0))) // KeyTime
                );

            // Set the animation to target the IsEnabled property 
            // of the object named "AnimatedButton".
            Storyboard.SetTargetName(booleanAnimation, "AnimatedButton");
            Storyboard.SetTargetProperty(
                booleanAnimation, new PropertyPath(Button.IsEnabledProperty));

            // Create a storyboard to apply the animation.
            Storyboard myStoryboard = new Storyboard();
            myStoryboard.Children.Add(booleanAnimation);

            // Start the storyboard when the button is clicked.
            myButton.Click += delegate(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
            {
                myStoryboard.Begin(this);
            };

            Content = myStackPanel;
        }

    }
}
<!-- Demonstrates a BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames. The animation is used to
     animate the IsEnabled property of a button. -->
<Page 
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  WindowTitle="KeyFrameBoolean Animation Example">


  <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical" Margin="20">

    <TextBlock>
        Click the button to animate its IsEnabled property with a 
        BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames animation.
    </TextBlock>

    <Button Name="myAnimatedButton" Margin="200">Click Me
      <Button.Triggers>
        <EventTrigger RoutedEvent="Button.Click">
          <BeginStoryboard>
            <Storyboard>
              <BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames 
                Storyboard.TargetName="myAnimatedButton" 
                Storyboard.TargetProperty="IsEnabled"
                Duration="0:0:4" FillBehavior="HoldEnd">

                <!-- All the key frames below are DiscreteBooleanKeyFrames. Discrete key frames create 
                sudden "jumps" between values (no interpolation). Only discrete key frames can be used 
                for Boolean key frame animations. -->
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="False" KeyTime="0:0:0" />
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="True" KeyTime="0:0:1" />
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="False" KeyTime="0:0:2" />
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="True" KeyTime="0:0:3" />
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="False" KeyTime="0:0:3.5" />
                <DiscreteBooleanKeyFrame Value="True" KeyTime="0:0:4" />
              </BooleanAnimationUsingKeyFrames>            
            </Storyboard>
          </BeginStoryboard>
        </EventTrigger>
      </Button.Triggers>
    </Button>
  </StackPanel>
</Page>

For the complete sample, see KeyFrame Animation Sample.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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