Matrix.SkewPrepend Method

Prepends a skew of the specified degrees in the x and y dimensions to this Matrix structure.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public void SkewPrepend(
	double skewX,
	double skewY
)

Parameters

skewX
Type: System.Double

The angle in the x dimension by which to skew this Matrix.

skewY
Type: System.Double

The angle in the y dimension by which to skew this Matrix.

In a composite transformation, the order of individual transformations is important. For example, if you first rotate, then scale, then translate, you get a different result than if you first translate, then rotate, then scale. One reason order is significant is that transformations like rotation and scaling are done with respect to the origin of the coordinate system. Scaling an object that is centered at the origin produces a different result than scaling an object that has been moved away from the origin. Similarly, rotating an object that is centered at the origin produces a different result than rotating an object that has been moved away from the origin.

This example shows how to prepend a skew to a Matrix structure.

private Matrix skewPrependExample()
{

    Matrix myMatrix = new Matrix(5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30);

    myMatrix.SkewPrepend(45, 180);


    // myMatrix is equal to (5, 10, 20, 30, 25, 30). 
    return myMatrix;

}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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