Window.MeasureOverride Method

Override this method to measure the size of a window.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

protected override Size MeasureOverride(
	Size availableSize
)

Parameters

availableSize
Type: System.Windows.Size
A Size that reflects the available size that this window can give to the child. Infinity can be given as a value to indicate that the window will size to whatever content is available.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Size
A Size that reflects the size that this window determines it needs during layout, based on its calculations of children's sizes.

MeasureOverride is not called when the Visibility property has a value of Collapsed. If the value of the Visibility property is either Hidden or Visible, MeasureOverride is called.

NoteNote

When either Show or ShowDialog are called, the Visibility property of a Window is set to Visible.

.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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