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UIElement.Effect Property

Updated: July 2008

Gets or sets the bitmap effect to apply to the UIElement. This is a dependency property.

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

public Effect Effect { get; set; }
For XAML information, see the Effect type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Effects.Effect
An Effect that represents the bitmap effect.

Identifier field

EffectProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Use the Effect property to apply a bitmap effect to a UIElement.

The following XAML shows how to assign a custom ShaderEffect to the Effect property.

<Window x:Class="ShaderEffectDemo.Window1"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    xmlns:local="clr-namespace:ShaderEffectDemo"
    Title="Window1" Height="300" Width="300">
    <Window.Resources>
        <local:ThresholdEffect x:Key="thresholdEffect" Threshold="0.25" BlankColor="Orange" />
    </Window.Resources>

    <Grid Effect="{StaticResource thresholdEffect}">

    </Grid>
</Window>

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 SP1, 3.0 SP2

Date

History

Reason

July 2008

Added topic for new member.

SP1 feature change.

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