Viewbox Class

Defines a content decorator that can stretch and scale a single child to fill the available space.

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

Public Class Viewbox
	Inherits Decorator
Dim instance As Viewbox

public class Viewbox extends Decorator
public class Viewbox extends Decorator

Content Model: A Viewbox can only have one Child. If you add an additional Child, you cause an ArgumentException at run time.

The following example shows how to create an instance of a Viewbox and set common properties in code.

' Create a ViewBox and add it to the Canvas
Dim myViewbox As New Viewbox()
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400

More Code

How to: Apply Stretch Properties to the Contents of a Viewbox

This example shows how to change the value of the StretchDirection and Stretch properties of a Viewbox.


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 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0