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Decorator Class

Provides a base class for elements that apply effects onto or around a single child element, such as Border or Viewbox.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Ignore, Readability = Readability.Unreadable)]
public class Decorator : FrameworkElement, IAddChild

Content Model:  A Decorator is conceptually similar to a Panel element. However, a Decorator can have only one child UIElement in its Child collection.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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