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Border.Padding Property

Gets or sets a Thickness value that describes the amount of space between a Border and its child element. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public Thickness Padding { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Padding>
    <Thickness .../>
  </object.Padding>
</object>
<object Padding="Thickness" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Thickness
The Thickness that describes the amount of space between a Border and its single child element. This property has no default value.

Identifier field

PaddingProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure, AffectsRender

The following example shows how to set the value of this property.

myBorder1 = new Border();
myBorder1.BorderBrush = Brushes.SlateBlue;
myBorder1.BorderThickness = new Thickness(5, 10, 15, 20);
myBorder1.Background = Brushes.AliceBlue;
myBorder1.Padding = new Thickness(5);
myBorder1.CornerRadius = new CornerRadius(15);
<Border BorderBrush="SlateBlue" BorderThickness="5,10,15,20" Background="AliceBlue" Padding="5" CornerRadius="15">

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
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