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UIElement.TranslatePoint Method

Translates a point relative to this element to coordinates that are relative to the specified element.

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

public Point TranslatePoint (
	Point point,
	UIElement relativeTo
public Point TranslatePoint (
	Point point, 
	UIElement relativeTo
public function TranslatePoint (
	point : Point, 
	relativeTo : UIElement
) : Point
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The point value, as relative to this element.


The element to translate the given point into.

Return Value

A point value, now relative to the target element rather than this source element.

Passing a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) for relativeTo is permitted, and indicates that coordinates should be relative to the root element in the logical tree that this element belongs to.

This method is used for translating hit test point values. Calling this method is mainly relevant if you are authoring a control and need to process input at a lower level. If you are using existing controls, you can generally assume that completed controls will report correctly translated hit test results.

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