GetOpacity Method

SystemTray.GetOpacity Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets the value of the Opacity attached property for a specified phone application page.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

public static double GetOpacity(
	DependencyObject element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The page for which to get the Opacity attached property.

Return Value

Type: System.Double
The opacity factor of the system tray on the current application page.

Expected values are between 0.0 and 1.0. The opacity of the system tray can be adjusted finely, but we recommend that you use only values of 0.0, 0.5, and 1.0.

  • 0.0 The system tray is completely transparent. The system tray is laid over the contents of the page, which show through. The page is not resized.

  • 0.5 The system tray is partially transparent. The system tray is laid over the contents of the page, which show through. The page is not resized.

  • 1.0 The system tray is completely opaque. The system tray covers the current page. The page is resized to the area of the screen not occupied by the system tray.

The system tray is also referred to as the status bar.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

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