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Canvas.GetLeft method

Gets the value of the Canvas.Left XAML attached property for the target element.

Syntax


Public Shared Function GetLeft(
  element As UIElement 
) As Double

Parameters

element

Type: UIElement

The object from which the property value is read.

Return value

Type: System.Double [.NET] | float64 [C++]

The Canvas.Left XAML attached property value of the specified object.

Remarks

This method is a utility method for the property system, and isn't used in most app scenarios. In most cases you set the Canvas.Left XAML attached property in XAML and won't need this method. For more info, see the Canvas.Left attached property.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

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

Canvas
Canvas.Left

 

 

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