Padding property

Border.Padding property

Gets or sets the distance between the border and its child object.

Syntax


public:
property Thickness Padding { 
   Thickness get();
   void set (Thickness value);
}


<Border Padding="uniform"/>
- or -
<Border Padding="left&right,top&bottom"/>
- or -
<Border Padding="left,top,right,bottom"/>


XAML Values

uniform

A value measured by pixels that specifies a uniform Thickness. The uniform value is applied to all four Thickness values (Left, Top, Right, Bottom).

left&right

A value measured by pixels that specifies the Left and Right values of a symmetrical Thickness.

top&bottom

A value measured by pixels that specifies the Top and Bottom values of a symmetrical Thickness.

left,top,right,bottom

Values measured by pixels that specify the four possible dimension values of a Thickness structure (Left, Top, Right, Bottom). In the XAML syntaxes shown, you can use a space rather than a comma as the delimiter between values.

Property value

Type: Thickness

The dimensions of the space between the border and its child as a Thickness value. Thickness is a structure that stores dimension values using pixel measures.

Remarks

A related property is Margin (a property of FrameworkElement). For more info about the relationship between margin and padding, see Alignment, margin, and padding or Define layouts with XAML.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Border
Thickness
Alignment, margin, and padding

 

 

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