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Thickness.Left Property

Gets or sets the width, in pixels, of the left side of the bounding rectangle.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public double Left { get; set; }
/** @property */
public double get_Left ()

/** @property */
public void set_Left (double value)

public function get Left () : double

public function set Left (value : double)

<object Left="double" .../>

Property Value

A Double that represents the width, in pixels, of the left side of the bounding rectangle for this instance of Thickness. a pixel is equal to 1/96 on an inch. The default is 0.

The following example shows how to set the value of the Left property by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.

myBorder2 = new Border();
myBorder2.BorderBrush = Brushes.SteelBlue;
myBorder2.Width = 400;
myBorder2.Height = 400;
myThickness = new Thickness();
myThickness.Bottom = 5;
myThickness.Left = 10;
myThickness.Right = 15;
myThickness.Top = 20;
myBorder2.BorderThickness = myThickness;

<Border BorderBrush="SteelBlue" Width="400" Height="400" Canvas.Left="100" Canvas.Top="100">
  <Border.BorderThickness>
    10,20,15,5
  </Border.BorderThickness>
</Border>

More Code

How to: Set Margins of Elements and Controls

This example describes how to set the Margin property, by changing any existing property value for the margin in code-behind. The Margin property is a property of the FrameworkElement base element, and is thus inherited by a variety of controls and other elements. For the complete sample, see Setting Margins Sample.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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