Stretch Enumeration
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Stretch Enumeration

 

Describes how content is resized to fill its allocated space.

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

public enum Stretch

Member nameDescription
Fill

The content is resized to fill the destination dimensions. The aspect ratio is not preserved.

None

The content preserves its original size.

Uniform

The content is resized to fit in the destination dimensions while it preserves its native aspect ratio.

UniformToFill

The content is resized to fill the destination dimensions while it preserves its native aspect ratio. If the aspect ratio of the destination rectangle differs from the source, the source content is clipped to fit in the destination dimensions.

The following illustration shows the different Stretch values.

Different TileBrush Stretch settings

Stretch values

The following example shows how to create an instance of a Viewbox and set the Stretch mode of its content by using code.


// Create a Viewbox and add it to the Canvas
myViewbox = new Viewbox();
myViewbox.StretchDirection = StretchDirection.Both;
myViewbox.Stretch = Stretch.Fill;
myViewbox.MaxWidth = 400;
myViewbox.MaxHeight = 400;

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