ScaleY Property
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ScaleTransform.ScaleY Property


Gets or sets the y-axis scale factor.

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

member ScaleY : float with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Double

The scale factor along the y-axis. The default is 1.

Values between 0 and 1 decrease the height of the scaled object; values greater than 1 increase the height of the scaled object. A value of 1 indicates that the object is not scaled in the y-direction.

Negative values flip the scaled object vertically. Values between 0 and -1 flip the scale object and decrease its height. Values less than -1 flip the object and increase its height. A value of -1 flips the scaled object but does not change its vertical size.

For more information and for examples, see How to: Scale an Element and How to: Flip a UIElement Horizontally or Vertically).

Identifier field


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.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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