StretchDirection Property

Viewbox.StretchDirection Property


Gets or sets the StretchDirection, which determines how scaling is applied to the contents of a Viewbox.

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

public StretchDirection StretchDirection { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.StretchDirection

A StretchDirection that determines how scaling is applied to the contents of a Viewbox. The default is Both.

This property determines the scaling restrictions that apply to the contents of a Viewbox. For example, use this property to prevent the contents of a Viewbox from being smaller or larger than its original size.

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The following example shows how to create an instance of Viewbox and then set the StretchDirection property by using code.

// 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
Available since 3.0
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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