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TranslateTransform.Y Property

Updated: April 2009

Gets or sets the distance to translate (move) an object along the y-axis. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
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 double Y { get; set; }
<object Y="double" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The distance to translate (move) an object along the y-axis. The default value is 0.

Identifier field

YProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Negative values move an object up; positive values move an object down.

This example shows how to translate (move) an element by using a TranslateTransform.

The TranslateTransform class is especially useful for moving elements inside panels that do not support absolute positioning. For example, by applying a TranslateTransform to the RenderTransform property of an element, you can move an element within a StackPanel or DockPanel.

Use the X property of the TranslateTransform to specify the amount, in pixels, to move the element along the x-axis. Use the Y property to specify the amount, in pixels, to move the element along the y-axis. Finally, apply the TranslateTransform to the RenderTransform property of the element.

The following example uses a TranslateTransform to move an element 50 pixels to the right and 50 pixels down.

<Rectangle Height="50" Width="50" 
  Fill="#CCCCCCFF" Stroke="Blue" StrokeThickness="2"
  Canvas.Left="100" Canvas.Top="100">
  <Rectangle.RenderTransform>
    <TranslateTransform X="50" Y="50" />
  </Rectangle.RenderTransform>
</Rectangle>

For the complete sample, see 2-D Transforms Sample.

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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April 2009

Replaced XProperty and YProperty code snippets.

Customer feedback.

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