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StretchDirection Property

MediaElement.StretchDirection Property

Gets or sets a value that determines the restrictions on scaling that are applied to the image. 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 StretchDirection StretchDirection { get; set; }
<object StretchDirection="StretchDirection" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.StretchDirection
The value that specifies the direction the element is stretched. The default is Both.

Identifier field

StretchDirectionProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure

<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  x:Class="SDKSample.StretchMediaElementExample" >

  <StackPanel>
  <!-- This Canvas creates the bounding rectangle around the MediaElement.
       How the rendered media fills this rectangle depends on the value
       of the MediaElement's Stretch property. -->
    <StackPanel Width="380" Height="250" Background="Green" Orientation="Horizontal"  >
      <MediaElement Source="media\bee.wmv" Name="myMediaElement" Stretch="UniformToFill" 
       />
    </StackPanel>


    <!-- Buttons below change the value of the Stretch property. -->
    <Button Name="btnFill" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">Fill</Button>
    <Button Name="btnNone" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">None</Button>
    <Button Name="btnUniform" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">Uniform</Button>
    <Button Name="btnUniformToFill" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">UniformToFill</Button>
    <TextBlock Name="txt1"></TextBlock>
  </StackPanel>


</Page>
<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  x:Class="SDKSample.StretchMediaElementExample" >

  <StackPanel>
  <!-- This Canvas creates the bounding rectangle around the MediaElement.
       How the rendered media fills this rectangle depends on the value
       of the MediaElement's Stretch property. -->
    <StackPanel Width="380" Height="250" Background="Green" Orientation="Horizontal"  >
      <MediaElement Source="media\bee.wmv" Name="myMediaElement" Stretch="UniformToFill" 
       />
    </StackPanel>


    <!-- Buttons below change the value of the Stretch property. -->
    <Button Name="btnFill" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">Fill</Button>
    <Button Name="btnNone" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">None</Button>
    <Button Name="btnUniform" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">Uniform</Button>
    <Button Name="btnUniformToFill" Click="OnClickChangeStretch">UniformToFill</Button>
    <TextBlock Name="txt1"></TextBlock>
  </StackPanel>


</Page>

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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