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Stylus.StylusDown Attached Event

Occurs when the user touches the tip of the stylus to the tablet.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

See AddStylusDownHandler, RemoveStylusDownHandler
<object Stylus.StylusDown="StylusDownEventHandler" .../>

Identifier field

StylusDownEvent

Routing strategy

Bubbling

Delegate

StylusDownEventHandler

This is an attached event. WPF implements attached events as routed events. An attached event is, fundamentally, a XAML language concept used to reference events that are handled on objects that do not, themselves, define events. WPF further expands an attached event's capabilities, allowing it to traverse a route. Attached events do not have a direct handling syntax in code; to attach handlers for a routed event in code, use a designated Add*Handler method. For details, see Attached Events Overview.

The following example demonstrates how to record the coordinates of the stylus, even if the stylus leaves the bounds of a TextBox. This example assumes that there is a TextBox called textBox1, and that the StylusDown, StylusUp, and StylusMove events are connected to the event handlers.

void textbox1_StylusDown(object sender, StylusDownEventArgs e)
{
    Stylus.Capture(textbox1);
}

void textbox1_StylusMove(object sender, StylusEventArgs e)
{
    Point pos = e.GetPosition(textbox1);
    textbox1.AppendText("X: " + pos.X + " Y: " + pos.Y + "\n");
}

void textbox1_StylusUp(object sender, StylusEventArgs e)
{
    Stylus.Capture(textbox1, CaptureMode.None);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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