InkCanvas.ActiveEditingMode Property

Gets the current editing mode of the InkCanvas. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public InkCanvasEditingMode ActiveEditingMode { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.InkCanvasEditingMode
The current editing mode of the InkCanvas.

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The ActiveEditingMode property indicates the current InkCanvasEditingMode of the InkCanvas. Suppose that the EditingMode is set to Ink and the EditingModeInverted is set to EraseByPoint. When the tablet pen is used in an inverted position, ActiveEditingMode has a value of EraseByPoint. Otherwise, its value is Ink.

The following example reports the value of ActiveEditingMode whenever it changes.

void inkCanvas1_ActiveEditingModeChanged(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    this.Title = inkCanvas1.ActiveEditingMode.ToString();

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, 3.0
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