GetAnimationBaseValue Method

Animatable.GetAnimationBaseValue Method (DependencyProperty)

 

Returns the non-animated value of the specified DependencyProperty.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Media.Animation
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public object GetAnimationBaseValue(
	DependencyProperty dp
)

Parameters

dp
Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

Identifies the property whose base (non-animated) value should be retrieved.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value that would be returned if the specified property were not animated.

If the specified property is not animated, this method returns the same result as GetValue.

In the following example, the non-animated values of animated properties are retrieved and displayed.

/*

   This sample shows how to use the 
   Animatable.GetAnimationBaseValue and 
   UIElement.GetAnimationBaseValue methods
   to get the non-animated value of an
   animated Animatable or UIElement.

*/

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Animation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Input;

namespace Microsoft.Samples.Animation.TimingBehaviors
{


    public class GetAnimationBaseValueExample : Page {


        private RotateTransform animatedRotateTransform;
        public GetAnimationBaseValueExample()
        {

            WindowTitle = "GetAnimationBaseValue Example";
            StackPanel myPanel = new StackPanel();
            myPanel.Margin = new Thickness(20.0);    

            // Create a button.
            Button animatedButton = new Button();
            animatedButton.Content = "Click Me";
            animatedButton.Width = 100;
            animatedButton.Margin = new Thickness(100);

            // Create and animate a RotateTransform and
            // apply it to the button's RenderTransform
            // property.
            animatedRotateTransform = new RotateTransform();
            animatedRotateTransform.Angle = 45;
            DoubleAnimation angleAnimation = 
                new DoubleAnimation(0,360, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            angleAnimation.RepeatBehavior = RepeatBehavior.Forever;
            animatedRotateTransform.BeginAnimation(
                RotateTransform.AngleProperty, angleAnimation);           
            animatedButton.RenderTransform = animatedRotateTransform;
            animatedButton.RenderTransformOrigin = new Point(0.5,0.5);
            // Animate the button's width.
            DoubleAnimation widthAnimation = 
                new DoubleAnimation(120, 300, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            widthAnimation.RepeatBehavior = RepeatBehavior.Forever;
            widthAnimation.AutoReverse = true;
            animatedButton.BeginAnimation(Button.WidthProperty, widthAnimation);

            // Handle button clicks.
            animatedButton.Click += new RoutedEventHandler(animatedButton_Clicked);           

            // Add the button to the panel.
            myPanel.Children.Add(animatedButton);
            this.Content = myPanel;
        }

        // Display the base value for Button.Width and RotateTransform.Angle.
        private void animatedButton_Clicked(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {
            Button animatedButton = (Button)sender;
            MessageBox.Show("Button width base value: " + 
                animatedButton.GetAnimationBaseValue(Button.WidthProperty)
                + "\nRotateTransform base value: " +
                animatedRotateTransform.GetAnimationBaseValue(RotateTransform.AngleProperty));

        }

    }

}

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Available since 3.0
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