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StylusDevice.GetPosition Method

Gets the position of the stylus.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Point GetPosition(
	IInputElement relativeTo
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Windows.IInputElement

The IInputElement to which the (x,y) coordinates are mapped.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Point
A Point that represents the position of the stylus, in relation to relativeTo.


relativeTo is neither UIElement or FrameworkContentElement.

The following example demonstrates the GetPosition method.

Point myPoint = myStylusDevice.GetPosition(myStylusDevice.Target);
textbox1.AppendText("The relative position is: (" + myPoint.X.ToString() + "," + myPoint.Y.ToString() + ")\n");

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0