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Rect.Scale Method

Multiplies the size of the current rectangle by the specified x and y value.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)

public void Scale (
	double scaleX,
	double scaleY
public void Scale (
	double scaleX, 
	double scaleY
public function Scale (
	scaleX : double, 
	scaleY : double
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The scale factor in the x-direction.


The scale factor in the y-direction.

The following example shows how to use the Scale method to multiply the width and height of a rectangle by the specified amount.

private Size scaleExample()
    // Initialize new rectangle.
    Rect myRectangle = new Rect();

    // The Location property specifies the coordinates of the upper left-hand 
    // corner of the rectangle. 
    myRectangle.Location = new Point(10, 5);

    // Set the Size property of the rectangle with a width of 200
    // and a height of 50.
    myRectangle.Size = new Size(200, 50);
    // The Scale method multiplies the size of the rectangle by the specified amount. 
    // myRectangle size changed from (200,50) to (4000,1500).
    myRectangle.Scale(20, 30);

    // Returns a size of 4000,1500.
    return myRectangle.Size;


Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0