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GradientBrush.SpreadMethod Property

Gets or sets the type of spread method that specifies how to draw a gradient that starts or ends inside the bounds of the object to be painted.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public GradientSpreadMethod SpreadMethod { get; set; }
<gradientBrush SpreadMethod="Pad"/>
-or-
<gradientBrush SpreadMethod="Reflect"/>
-or-
<gradientBrush SpreadMethod="Repeat"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.GradientSpreadMethod
The type of spread method used to paint the gradient. The default is GradientSpreadMethod.Pad.

Dependency property identifier field: SpreadMethodProperty

The following illustration shows the available spread methods and their effect on LinearGradientBrush and RadialGradientBrush. The red line indicates the gradient space. A LinearGradientBrush defines its gradient space with its StartPoint and EndPoint properties. A RadialGradientBrush defines its gradient space with its Center, RadiusX, and RadiusY properties.

Gradient spread methods

Gradient examples.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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