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Pen.StartLineCap Property

Gets or sets the type of shape to use at the beginning of a stroke. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public PenLineCap StartLineCap { get; set; }
<object StartLineCap="PenLineCap" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.PenLineCap
The type of shape that starts the stroke. The default value is Flat.

Identifier field

StartLineCapProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example shows how to use the StartLineCap and EndLineCap properties to create a rounded end on one side of a stroke and a triangular end on the other side of the stroke.

<Page 
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml">
  <StackPanel Margin="20">

    <Canvas Margin="100"  Width="100" Height="100">
      <Canvas.Background>
        <DrawingBrush>
          <DrawingBrush.Drawing>
            <GeometryDrawing>
              <GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
                <LineGeometry StartPoint="10,10" EndPoint="50,100" />
              </GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
              <GeometryDrawing.Pen>

                <!-- This Pen specifies a round line cap at the beginning of
                     the line and a triangular line cap at the end of the line. -->
                <Pen Brush="Blue" Thickness="8"  StartLineCap="Round" 
                     EndLineCap="Triangle" />
              </GeometryDrawing.Pen>
            </GeometryDrawing>
          </DrawingBrush.Drawing>
        </DrawingBrush>
      </Canvas.Background>
    </Canvas>

  </StackPanel>

</Page>

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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