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TextDecoration Class

A TextDecoration object is a visual ornamentation you can add to text. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None)] 
public sealed class TextDecoration : Animatable
/** @attribute LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None) */ 
public final class TextDecoration extends Animatable
LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None) 
public final class TextDecoration extends Animatable
<TextDecoration .../>

There are four types of text decorations: underline, baseline, strikethrough, and overline. The following example shows the locations of the text decorations relative to the text.

Example of text decoration types


Diagram of text decoration locations

The following example shows a text decoration that has been styled with a linear gradient brush and a dashed pen.

Example of an underline styled with a linear gradient brush and dashed pen


Text decoration with linear gradient underline

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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