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StretchDirection Enumeration

Describes how scaling applies to content and restricts scaling to named axis types.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
public enum StretchDirection
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>
Member nameDescription
BothThe content stretches to fit the parent according to the Stretch mode.
DownOnlyThe content scales downward only when it is larger than the parent. If the content is smaller, no scaling upward is performed.
UpOnlyThe content scales upward only when it is smaller than the parent. If the content is larger, no scaling downward is performed.

The following example shows how to create an instance of Viewbox and set the StretchDirection of content by using code.


// Create a Viewbox and add it to the Canvas
myViewbox = new Viewbox();
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both;
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill;
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400;
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400;

More Code

How to: Apply Stretch Properties to the Contents of a ViewboxThis example shows how to change the value of the StretchDirection and Stretch properties of a Viewbox.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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