Padding Property

Control.Padding Property

 

Gets or sets the padding inside a control.

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

<BindableAttribute(True)>
Public Property Padding As Thickness

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Thickness

The amount of space between the content of a Control and its Margin or Border. The default is a thickness of 0 on all four sides.

Padding is specified in the order Left, Top, Right, and Bottom. For more information, see Thickness and Alignment, Margins, and Padding Overview.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the Padding property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

Identifier field

PaddingProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsParentMeasure

The following example shows how to set the padding property of a control.

<Button Name="btn11" Padding = "5" 
        Click="ChangePadding" TabIndex="1">
  Padding
</Button>
Private Sub ChangePadding(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    If (btn11.Padding.Left = 5.0) Then
        btn11.Padding = New Thickness(2.0)
        btn11.Content = "Control Padding changes from 5 to 2."
    Else
        btn11.Padding = New Thickness(5.0)
        btn11.Content = "Padding"
    End If

End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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