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DrawingGroup.Transform Property

Gets or sets the Transform that is applied to this DrawingGroup. This is a dependency property.

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

'Declaration
Public Property Transform As Transform
'Usage
Dim instance As DrawingGroup 
Dim value As Transform 

value = instance.Transform

instance.Transform = value
For XAML information, see the Transform type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Transform
The transformation to apply to this DrawingGroup. The default is Nothing.

Identifier field

TransformProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

To apply multiple transforms to a single DrawingGroup, use a TransformGroup.

DrawingGroup operations are applied in the following order:

  1. OpacityMask

  2. Opacity

  3. BitmapEffect

  4. ClipGeometry

  5. GuidelineSet

  6. Transform

This example shows how to apply a Transform to a Drawing. To transform a Drawing object, you add it to a DrawingGroup and set the Transform property of the DrawingGroup object.

The DrawingGroup class is the only type of Drawing object that supports transforms. To apply multiple transforms to a single DrawingGroup, use a TransformGroup.

The following example uses a DrawingGroup to combine several GeometryDrawing objects and then transforms them by using a RotateTransform.

The illustration shows the DrawingGroup before and after the RotateTransform is applied.

A rotated DrawingGroup
using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Animation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace SDKSample
{
    public class TransformExample : Page
    {

        public TransformExample()
        {

            // 
            // Create a GeometryDrawing. 
            // 

            // Define the drawing's contents.
            PathFigure pLineFigure = new PathFigure();
            pLineFigure.StartPoint = new Point(25, 25);
            PolyLineSegment pLineSegment = new PolyLineSegment();
            pLineSegment.Points.Add(new Point(0, 50));
            pLineSegment.Points.Add(new Point(25, 75));
            pLineSegment.Points.Add(new Point(50, 50));
            pLineSegment.Points.Add(new Point(25, 25));
            pLineSegment.Points.Add(new Point(25, 0));
            pLineFigure.Segments.Add(pLineSegment);
            PathGeometry pGeometry = new PathGeometry();
            pGeometry.Figures.Add(pLineFigure);

            GeometryDrawing drawing1 = new GeometryDrawing(
                    Brushes.Lime,
                    new Pen(Brushes.Black, 10),
                    pGeometry
                );

            // 
            // Create another GeometryDrawing. 
            //
            GeometryDrawing drawing2 = new GeometryDrawing(
                    Brushes.Lime,
                    new Pen(Brushes.Black, 2),
                    new EllipseGeometry(new Point(10, 10), 5, 5)
                );

            // Create the DrawingGroup and add the 
            // geometry drawings.
            DrawingGroup aDrawingGroup = new DrawingGroup();
            aDrawingGroup.Children.Add(drawing1);
            aDrawingGroup.Children.Add(drawing2);

            // 
            // Create a RotateTransform and apply it to the 
            // drawing group. 
            //
            RotateTransform rotation = new RotateTransform(
                45, // Angle 
                50, // CenterX
                75  // CenterY
                );
            aDrawingGroup.Transform = rotation;


            // Use an Image control and a DrawingImage to 
            // display the drawing.
            DrawingImage aDrawingImage = new DrawingImage(aDrawingGroup);

            // Freeze the DrawingImage for performance benefits.
            aDrawingImage.Freeze();

            Image anImage = new Image();
            anImage.Source = aDrawingImage;
            anImage.Stretch = Stretch.None;
            anImage.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;

            // Create a border around the images and add it to the 
            // page.
            Border imageBorder = new Border();
            imageBorder.BorderBrush = Brushes.Gray;
            imageBorder.BorderThickness = new Thickness(1);
            imageBorder.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Top;
            imageBorder.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;
            imageBorder.Margin = new Thickness(20);
            imageBorder.Child = anImage;

            this.Background = Brushes.White;
            this.Margin = new Thickness(20);
            this.Content = imageBorder;

        }

    }
}
<Page 
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  xmlns:PresentationOptions="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation/options" 
  xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"
  mc:Ignorable="PresentationOptions"
  Background="White" Margin="20">

  <Border BorderBrush="Gray" BorderThickness="1" 
    HorizontalAlignment="Left" VerticalAlignment="Top"
    Margin="20">
    <Image Stretch="None" HorizontalAlignment="Left">
      <Image.Source>
        <DrawingImage PresentationOptions:Freeze="True">
          <DrawingImage.Drawing>

            <!-- A drawing group with a RotateTransform. -->
            <DrawingGroup>
              <GeometryDrawing Brush="Lime" Geometry="M 25,25 L 0,50 25,75 50,50 25,25 25,0">
                <GeometryDrawing.Pen>
                  <Pen Thickness="10" Brush="Black" />
                </GeometryDrawing.Pen>
              </GeometryDrawing>
              <GeometryDrawing Brush="Lime">
                <GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
                  <EllipseGeometry Center="10,10" RadiusX="5" RadiusY="5" />
                </GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
                <GeometryDrawing.Pen>
                  <Pen Thickness="2" Brush="Black" />
                </GeometryDrawing.Pen>
              </GeometryDrawing>

              <!-- Rotate the drawing 45 degrees about (50,75). -->
              <DrawingGroup.Transform>
                <RotateTransform CenterX="50" CenterY="75" Angle="45" />
              </DrawingGroup.Transform>

            </DrawingGroup>
          </DrawingImage.Drawing>
        </DrawingImage>
      </Image.Source>
    </Image>
  </Border>


</Page>

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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