Shape.StrokeThickness Property

Gets or sets the width of the Shape outline.

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

[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(LengthConverter))]
public double StrokeThickness { get; set; }
<object StrokeThickness="double" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The width of the Shape outline.

This example shows you how to draw lines by using the Line element.

To draw a line, create a Line element. Use its X1 and Y1 properties to set its start point; and use its X2 and Y2 properties to set its end point. Finally, set its Stroke and StrokeThickness because a line without a stroke is invisible.

Setting the Fill element for a line has no effect, because a line has no interior.

The following example draws three lines inside a Canvas element.


<Canvas Height="300" Width="300">

  <!-- Draws a diagonal line from (10,10) to (50,50). -->
  <Line
    X1="10" Y1="10"
    X2="50" Y2="50"
    Stroke="Black"
    StrokeThickness="4" />

  <!-- Draws a diagonal line from (10,10) to (50,50)
       and moves it 100 pixels to the right. -->
  <Line
    X1="10" Y1="10"
    X2="50" Y2="50"
    StrokeThickness="4"
    Canvas.Left="100">
    <Line.Stroke>
      <RadialGradientBrush GradientOrigin="0.5,0.5" Center="0.5,0.5" RadiusX="0.5" RadiusY="0.5">
        <RadialGradientBrush.GradientStops>
          <GradientStop Color="Red" Offset="0" />
          <GradientStop Color="Blue" Offset="0.25" />
        </RadialGradientBrush.GradientStops>
      </RadialGradientBrush>
    </Line.Stroke>
  </Line>

  <!-- Draws a horizontal line from (10,60) to (150,60). -->
  <Line
     X1="10" Y1="60"
     X2="150" Y2="60"
     Stroke="Black"
     StrokeThickness="4"/>

</Canvas>


This example is part of a larger sample; for the complete sample, see Shape Elements Sample.

More Code

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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