InkCanvas.GetSelectionBounds Method ()

 

Gets the bounds of the selected strokes and elements on the InkCanvas.

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

Public Function GetSelectionBounds As Rect

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Rect

The smallest rectangle that encompasses all selected strokes and elements.

The following example prevents the user from making a selection smaller than its original size.

Private selectionBounds As Rect

' Don't allow the user to make the selection smaller than its original size.
Private Sub inkCanvas1_SelectionResizing(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As InkCanvasSelectionEditingEventArgs)

    If selectionBounds.IsEmpty Then
        Return
    End If

    Dim resizeHeight As Double
    Dim resizeWidth As Double

    ' If the user made the height of the selection smaller, 
    ' use the selection's original height.
    If e.NewRectangle.Height < selectionBounds.Height Then
        resizeHeight = selectionBounds.Height
    Else
        resizeHeight = e.NewRectangle.Height
    End If

    ' If the user made the width of the selection smaller, 
    ' use the selection's original width.
    If e.NewRectangle.Width < selectionBounds.Width Then
        resizeWidth = selectionBounds.Width
    Else
        resizeWidth = e.NewRectangle.Width
    End If

    ' Create a the new rectangle with the appropriate width and height.
    e.NewRectangle = New Rect(e.NewRectangle.X, e.NewRectangle.Y, resizeWidth, resizeHeight)

End Sub 'inkCanvas1_SelectionResizing


' Keep track of the selection bounds.
Private Sub inkCanvas1_SelectionChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

    selectionBounds = inkCanvas1.GetSelectionBounds()

End Sub 'inkCanvas1_SelectionChanged

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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