VisualTreeHelper.GetContentBounds Method (Visual)


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Returns the cached bounding box rectangle for the specified Visual.

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

Public Shared Function GetContentBounds (
	reference As Visual
) As Rect


Type: System.Windows.Media.Visual

The Visual whose bounding box value is computed.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Rect

The bounding box rectangle for the Visual.

Call the GetDescendantBounds method to return the union of all the content bounding boxes for all the descendants of a visual object, which includes the Visual itself.

The following example shows how to retrieve the bounding rectangle of a Visual object.

' Return the bounding rectangle of the parent visual object and all of its descendants.
Dim rectBounds As Rect = VisualTreeHelper.GetDescendantBounds(parentVisual)

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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