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StylusPlugIn.OnStylusDown Method

Occurs on a thread in the pen thread pool when the tablet pen touches the digitizer.

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

protected virtual void OnStylusDown(
	RawStylusInput rawStylusInput


Type: System.Windows.Input.StylusPlugIns.RawStylusInput

A RawStylusInput that contains information about input from the pen.

This method occurs on a pen thread, so minimize work in this method to avoid impacting performance.

The following example demonstrates how to override the OnStylusDown method. To create a StylusPlugIn that restricts ink to a certain area, see the StylusPlugIn overview.

protected override void OnStylusDown(RawStylusInput rawStylusInput)
    // Run the base class before modifying the data 

    // Get the StylusPoints that have come in
    StylusPointCollection stylusPoints = rawStylusInput.GetStylusPoints();

    // Modify the (X,Y) data to move the points  
    // inside the acceptable input area, if necessary 
    for (int i = 0; i < stylusPoints.Count; i++)
        StylusPoint sp = stylusPoints[i];
        if (sp.X < 50) sp.X = 50;
        if (sp.X > 250) sp.X = 250;
        if (sp.Y < 50) sp.Y = 50;
        if (sp.Y > 250) sp.Y = 250;
        stylusPoints[i] = sp;

    // Copy the modified StylusPoints back to the RawStylusInput

.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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