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

Identifier field

StretchDirectionProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure

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.

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

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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