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Stretch Enumeration

Describes how content is resized to fill its allocated space.

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

'Declaration
Public Enumeration Stretch
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>

Member nameDescription
FillThe content is resized to fill the destination dimensions. The aspect ratio is not preserved.
NoneThe content preserves its original size.
UniformThe content is resized to fit in the destination dimensions while it preserves its native aspect ratio.
UniformToFillThe content is resized to fill the destination dimensions while it preserves its native aspect ratio. If the aspect ratio of the destination rectangle differs from the source, the source content is clipped to fit in the destination dimensions.

The following illustration shows the different Stretch values.

Stretch values

Different TileBrush Stretch settings

The following example shows how to create an instance of a Viewbox and set the Stretch mode of its content by using code.


' Create a ViewBox and add it to the Canvas 
Dim myViewbox As New Viewbox()
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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