Grid.IsSharedSizeScope Attached Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates that multiple Grid elements are sharing size information.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

See GetIsSharedSizeScope, SetIsSharedSizeScope
<object Grid.IsSharedSizeScope="bool" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this instance of Grid is sharing size properties with another Grid; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

Identifier field

IsSharedSizeScopeProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Columns and rows participating in size sharing do not respect Star sizing. In this scenario, Star sizing is treated as Auto.

Grid size sharing does not work if IsSharedSizeScope is set to true within a resource template, and a SharedSizeGroup is defined outside of that template.

The following code examples demonstrate how to use the IsSharedSizeScope property in Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.

	<DockPanel Name="dp1" Grid.IsSharedSizeScope="False" VerticalAlignment="Top" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Margin="10">

...

<StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" DockPanel.Dock="Top">  
    <Button Click="setTrue" Margin="0,0,10,10">Set IsSharedSizeScope="True"</Button>
    <Button Click="setFalse" Margin="0,0,10,10">Set IsSharedSizeScope="False"</Button>
</StackPanel> 

<StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" DockPanel.Dock="Top">

<Grid ShowGridLines="True" Margin="0,0,10,0">
  <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
    <ColumnDefinition SharedSizeGroup="FirstColumn"/>
    <ColumnDefinition SharedSizeGroup="SecondColumn"/>
  </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
  <Grid.RowDefinitions>
    <RowDefinition Height="Auto" SharedSizeGroup="FirstRow"/>
  </Grid.RowDefinitions>

    <Rectangle Fill="Silver" Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0" Width="200" Height="100"/>
    <Rectangle Fill="Blue" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0" Width="150" Height="100"/>

    <TextBlock Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0" FontWeight="Bold">First Column</TextBlock>
    <TextBlock Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0" FontWeight="Bold">Second Column</TextBlock>
</Grid>

<Grid ShowGridLines="True">
  <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
    <ColumnDefinition SharedSizeGroup="FirstColumn"/>
    <ColumnDefinition SharedSizeGroup="SecondColumn"/>
  </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
  <Grid.RowDefinitions>        
    <RowDefinition Height="Auto" SharedSizeGroup="FirstRow"/>
  </Grid.RowDefinitions>

    <Rectangle Fill="Silver" Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0"/>
    <Rectangle Fill="Blue" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0"/>

    <TextBlock Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0" FontWeight="Bold">First Column</TextBlock>
    <TextBlock Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0" FontWeight="Bold">Second Column</TextBlock>
</Grid>

</StackPanel>

<TextBlock Margin="10" DockPanel.Dock="Top" Name="txt1"/>

...

Events defined in Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) are handled using code.

private void setTrue(object sender, System.Windows.RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    Grid.SetIsSharedSizeScope(dp1, true);
    txt1.Text = "IsSharedSizeScope Property is set to " + Grid.GetIsSharedSizeScope(dp1).ToString();
}

private void setFalse(object sender, System.Windows.RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    Grid.SetIsSharedSizeScope(dp1, false);
    txt1.Text = "IsSharedSizeScope Property is set to " + Grid.GetIsSharedSizeScope(dp1).ToString();
}

More Code

How to: Create a Complex GridThis example shows how to use a Grid to create layout that looks like a monthly calendar.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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