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MediaElement.Stretch Property

Gets or sets a Stretch value that describes how a MediaElement fills the destination rectangle.

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 Stretch Stretch { get; set; }
<object Stretch="Stretch" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Stretch
The stretch value for the rendered media. The default is Uniform.

Identifier field

StretchProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure

The following illustration demonstrates the different Stretch values.

Different gradient spread methods

Different TileBrush Stretch settings

The following example shows how to create a Viewbox and set the Stretch mode of content.



// Create a Viewbox and add it to the Canvas
myViewbox = new Viewbox();
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both;
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill;
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400;
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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