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.NET Framework Class Library
InkCanvasEditingMode Enumeration

Specifies the editing mode for the InkCanvas

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
Public Enumeration InkCanvasEditingMode
public enum InkCanvasEditingMode
public enum class InkCanvasEditingMode
type InkCanvasEditingMode
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>
Member nameDescription
EraseByPointIndicates that the pen erases part of a stroke when the pen intersects the stroke.
EraseByStrokeIndicates that the pen erases an entire stroke when the pen intersects the stroke.
GestureOnlyIndicates that the InkCanvas responds to gestures, and does not receive ink.
InkIndicates that ink appears on the InkCanvas when the pen sends data to it.
InkAndGestureIndicates that the InkCanvas responds to gestures, and receives ink.
NoneIndicates that no action is taken when the pen sends data to the InkCanvas.
SelectIndicates that the pen selects strokes and elements on the InkCanvas.

The EditingMode and EditingModeInverted properties use the InkCanvasEditingMode to specify how the InkCanvas behaves when it receives input from a tablet pen.


The following example demonstrates how to allow users to partially erase strokes with the inverted tip of a stylus. An elliptical cursor appears on the InkCanvas when the user erases ink.

inkCanvas1.EditingModeInverted = InkCanvasEditingMode.EraseByPoint
inkCanvas1.EraserShape = New EllipseStylusShape(5, 5)
inkCanvas1.EditingModeInverted = InkCanvasEditingMode.EraseByPoint;
inkCanvas1.EraserShape = new EllipseStylusShape(5, 5);
Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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.