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Stylus Class

Provides access to general information about a tablet pen.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class Stylus
'Usage
You do not need to declare an instance of a static class in order to access its members.
You cannot directly create an instance of this class in XAML.

The following example demonstrates how to record the coordinates of the stylus, even if the stylus leaves the bounds of a TextBox. This example assumes that there is a TextBox called textBox1, and that the StylusDown, StylusUp, and StylusMove events are connected to event handlers.

Private Sub textbox1_StylusDown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Input.StylusDownEventArgs) _
    Handles textbox1.StylusDown

    Stylus.Capture(textbox1)

End Sub 'textbox1_StylusDown


Private Sub textbox1_StylusMove(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As StylusEventArgs) _
    Handles textbox1.StylusMove

    Dim pos As Point = e.GetPosition(textbox1)
    textbox1.AppendText("X: " & pos.X.ToString() & " Y: " & pos.Y.ToString() & vbLf)

End Sub 'textbox1_StylusMove


Private Sub textbox1_StylusUp(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As StylusEventArgs) _
    Handles textbox1.StylusUp

    Stylus.Capture(textbox1, CaptureMode.None)

End Sub 'textbox1_StylusUp

System.Object
  System.Windows.Input.Stylus

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 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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