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ScrollBar.Orientation Property

Gets or sets whether the ScrollBar is displayed horizontally or vertically. This is a dependency property.

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

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

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.Orientation
An Orientation enumeration value that defines whether the ScrollBar is displayed horizontally or vertically. The default is Vertical.

Identifier field


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The following example shows how to set the Orientation property for a ScrollBar control.

myScrollBar.Orientation = Orientation.Horizontal;
<ScrollBar Name="myScrollBar" Orientation="Horizontal"/>

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