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StretchDirection Enumeration

Describes how scaling applies to content and restricts scaling to named axis types.

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

public enum StretchDirection
public enum StretchDirection
public enum StretchDirection
<object property="EnumerationValue" .../>
 Member nameDescription
BothThe content stretches to fit the parent according to the Stretch mode.  
DownOnlyThe content scales downward only when it is larger than the parent. If the content is smaller, no scaling upward is performed.  
UpOnlyThe content scales upward only when it is smaller than the parent. If the content is larger, no scaling downward is performed.  

The following example shows how to create an instance of Viewbox and set the StretchDirection of content by using code.


// Create a Viewbox and add it to the Canvas
myViewbox = new Viewbox();
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both;
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill;
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400;
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400;

More Code

How to: Apply Stretch Properties to the Contents of a Viewbox

This example shows how to change the value of the StretchDirection and Stretch properties of a Viewbox.

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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