SystemTray.Opacity Property

July 28, 2014

Gets or sets the opacity factor of the system tray on the current application page.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public static double Opacity { get; set; }
<object Opacity="double" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The opacity factor of the system tray on the current application page.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

There is no active PhoneApplicationPage object.

Expected values are between 0.0 and 1.0. The opacity of the system tray can be adjusted finely, but we recommend that you use only values of 0.0, 0.5, and 1.0.

  • 0.0 The system tray is completely transparent. The system tray is laid over the contents of the page, which show through. The page is not resized.

  • 0.5 The system tray is partially transparent. The system tray is laid over the contents of the page, which show through. The page is not resized.

  • 1.0 The system tray is completely opaque. The system tray covers the current page. The page is resized to the area of the screen not occupied by the system tray.

The system tray is also referred to as the status bar.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

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