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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)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
'Declaration
Public Property Left As Double
'Usage
Dim instance As Thickness 
Dim value As Double 

value = instance.Left

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

Property Value

Type: System.Double
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.

Dim myBorder2 As New Border()
myBorder2.BorderBrush = Brushes.SteelBlue
myBorder2.Width = 400
myBorder2.Height = 400
Dim myThickness As 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 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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