Transform Property (Brush)

Gets or sets the transformation that is applied to the brush. This transformation is applied after the brush's output has been mapped and positioned.

XAML
<object Transform="Transform" .../>
Scripting
value = object.Transform
object.Transform = value

Property Value

Transform

The transformation to apply to the brush.

This property is read/write. The default value is null.

Remarks

Use this property to rotate, scale, skew, or translate a brush's content.

Examples

The first example applies a RotateTransform to the RelativeTransform property of an ImageBrush. The CenterX and CenterY properties of a RotateTransform object are both set to 0.5, which is the relative coordinate of the center point of this content. As a result, the ImageBrush content rotates about its center.

XAML
<Canvas
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/client/2007"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  Width="175" Height="90">
  <Canvas.Background>
    <ImageBrush ImageSource="sampleImages/pinkcherries.jpg" >

      <ImageBrush.RelativeTransform>
        <RotateTransform CenterX="0.5" CenterY="0.5" Angle="45" />
      </ImageBrush.RelativeTransform>
    </ImageBrush>
  </Canvas.Background>
</Canvas>

The following illustrations shows the ImageBrush with and without a RotateTransform.

No Transform

No Transform

RotateTransform

RotateTransform

The second example also applies a RotateTransform to an ImageBrush; however, this example uses the Transform property instead of the RelativeTransform property.

To rotate the brush about its center, the example sets the CenterX and CenterY properties of a RotateTransform object to absolute coordinates. Because the brush paints a rectangle that is 175 by 90 pixels, the center point of the rectangle is (87.5, 45).

XAML
<Canvas
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/client/2007"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  Width="175" Height="90">
  <Canvas.Background>
    <ImageBrush ImageSource="sampleImages/pinkcherries.jpg" >
      <ImageBrush.Transform>
        <RotateTransform CenterX="87.5" CenterY="45" Angle="45" />
      </ImageBrush.Transform>
    </ImageBrush>
  </Canvas.Background>
</Canvas>

Applies To

ImageBrush, LinearGradientBrush, RadialGradientBrush, SolidColorBrush, VideoBrush

See Also

Silverlight Transforms Overview
Silverlight Brushes Overview
Transform

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