Slider.Ticks Property

Updated: February 2009

Gets or sets the positions of the tick marks to display for a Slider. This is a dependency property.

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

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public DoubleCollection Ticks { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Ticks>
    <DoubleCollection .../>
  </object.Ticks>
</object>
<object Ticks="DoubleCollection" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.DoubleCollection
A set of tick marks to display for a Slider. The default is null.

Identifier field

TicksProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Tick marks that are outside the range that is defined by the Minimum and Maximum property values are ignored.

The TickPlacement property must be set to a value other than None for tick marks to appear.

The following example shows how to set the Ticks property.

Slider hslider = new Slider();
hslider.Orientation = Orientation.Horizontal;
hslider.Width = 100;
hslider.Minimum = 1;
hslider.Maximum = 10;
hslider.IsDirectionReversed = true;
hslider.IsMoveToPointEnabled = true;
hslider.AutoToolTipPrecision = 2;
hslider.AutoToolTipPlacement =
  AutoToolTipPlacement.BottomRight;
hslider.TickPlacement = TickPlacement.BottomRight;

// Manually add ticks to the slider.
DoubleCollection tickMarks = new DoubleCollection();
tickMarks.Add(0.5);
tickMarks.Add(1.5);
tickMarks.Add(2.5);
tickMarks.Add(3.5);
tickMarks.Add(4.5);
tickMarks.Add(5.5);
tickMarks.Add(6.5);
tickMarks.Add(7.5);
tickMarks.Add(8.5);
tickMarks.Add(9.5);
hslider.Ticks = tickMarks;

// Create a selection range.
hslider.IsSelectionRangeEnabled = true;
hslider.SelectionStart = 2.5;
hslider.SelectionEnd = 7.5;
cv2.Children.Add(hslider);
<Slider Width="100" 
        Orientation="Horizontal"  
        Minimum="1" Maximum="10" 
        IsDirectionReversed="True"
        IsMoveToPointEnabled="True"
        AutoToolTipPrecision="2" AutoToolTipPlacement="BottomRight"
        TickPlacement="BottomRight"
        Ticks="0.5, 1.5, 2.5, 3.5, 4.5, 5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5, 9.5" 
        IsSelectionRangeEnabled="true"
        SelectionStart="2.5" SelectionEnd="7.5" Name="mySlider"/>

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

Date

History

Reason

February 2009

Revised example for consistency across languages.

Customer feedback.

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