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BitmapEffectInput.AreaToApplyEffect Property

Gets or sets a rectangular region on the visual to which the BitmapEffect is applied. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Effects
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Rect AreaToApplyEffect { get; set; }
    <Rect .../>
<object AreaToApplyEffect="Rect" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Rect
The rectangular region of the visual to which the effect is applied. The default value is Empty.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


When the rectangle has a Width or Height equal to 0, the effect will not be applied to the visual.

BitmapEffectInput expresses different behavior depending on whether the background of the element is transparent or not. If no background is present or defined, UIElement only considers the children for its size and the starting point for coordinates begin where the visual rendering starts.

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