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GradientSpreadMethod Enumeration

Specifies how to draw the gradient outside a gradient brush's gradient vector or space.

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

public enum GradientSpreadMethod
<object property="enumMemberName"/>

Member nameDescription
Supported by Silverlight for Windows PhonePadThe color values at the ends of the gradient vector fill the remaining space.
Supported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneReflectThe gradient is repeated in the reverse direction until the space is filled.
Supported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneRepeatThe gradient is repeated in the original direction until the space is filled.

The following illustration shows the available spread methods and their effect on LinearGradientBrush and RadialGradientBrush. The red line indicates the gradient space. A LinearGradientBrush defines its gradient space with its StartPoint and EndPoint properties. A RadialGradientBrush defines its gradient space with its Center, RadiusX, and RadiusY properties.

Gradient spread methods

Gradient examples.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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