System.Windows.Media Namespace

Provides types that enable integration of rich media, including drawings, text, and audio/video content in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications.

Classes

AdornerHitTestResult

Represents data returned from calling the AdornerHitTest(Point) method.

ArcSegment

Represents an elliptical arc between two points.

BezierSegment

Represents a cubic Bezier curve drawn between two points.

BitmapCache

Creates and caches a bitmap representation of a UIElement.

BitmapCacheBrush

Paints an area with cached content.

Brush

Defines objects used to paint graphical objects. Classes that derive from Brush describe how the area is painted.

BrushConverter

Used to convert a Brush object to or from another object type.

Brushes

Implements a set of predefined SolidColorBrush objects.

CacheMode

Provides a base implementation for caching a UIElement.

CacheModeConverter

Converts a CacheMode from one data type to another.

CharacterMetrics

Represents the metrics used to lay out a character in a device font.

CharacterMetricsDictionary

Represents a dictionary of CharacterMetrics objects for a device font that is indexed by Unicode scalar values.

ColorContext

Represents the International Color Consortium (ICC) or Image Color Management (ICM) color profile that is associated with a bitmap image.

ColorConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from an instance of Color.

Colors

Implements a set of predefined colors.

CombinedGeometry

Represents a 2-D geometric shape defined by the combination of two Geometry objects.

CompositionTarget

Represents the display surface of your application.

ContainerVisual

Manages a collection of Visual objects.

DashStyle

Represents the sequence of dashes and gaps that will be applied by a Pen.

DashStyles

Implements a set of predefined DashStyle objects.

DisableDpiAwarenessAttribute

Allows WPF applications to disable dots per inch (dpi) awareness for all user interface elements.

DoubleCollection

Represents an ordered collection of Double values.

DoubleCollectionConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from a DoubleCollection.

Drawing

Abstract class that describes a 2-D drawing. This class cannot be inherited by your code.

DrawingBrush

Paints an area with a Drawing, which can include shapes, text, video, images, or other drawings.

DrawingCollection

Represents an ordered collection of Drawing objects.

DrawingContext

Describes visual content using draw, push, and pop commands.

DrawingGroup

Represents a collection of drawings that can be operated upon as a single drawing.

DrawingImage

An ImageSource that uses a Drawing for content.

DrawingVisual

DrawingVisual is a visual object that can be used to render vector graphics on the screen. The content is persisted by the system.

EllipseGeometry

Represents the geometry of a circle or ellipse.

ExceptionEventArgs

Provides error exception data for media events.

FamilyTypeface

Specifies the details of a single typeface supported by a FontFamily.

FamilyTypefaceCollection

Represents a collection of FamilyTypeface instances.

FontEmbeddingManager

Provides functionality for physical and composite font embedding.

FontFamily

Represents a family of related fonts.

FontFamilyConverter

Converts instances of the String type to and from FontFamily instances.

FontFamilyMap

Defines which FontFamily to use for a specified set of Unicode code points and a culture-specific language.

FontFamilyMapCollection

Represents an ordered collection of FontFamilyMap objects.

FontFamilyValueSerializer

Converts instances of String to and from instances of FontFamily.

Fonts

Provides enumeration support for FontFamily and Typeface objects.

FormattedText

Provides low-level control for drawing text in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications.

GeneralTransform

Provides generalized transformation support for objects, such as points and rectangles. This is an abstract class.

GeneralTransformCollection

Represents an ordered collection of GeneralTransform objects.

GeneralTransformGroup

Represents a GeneralTransform that is a composite of the transforms in its GeneralTransformCollection.

Geometry

Classes that derive from this abstract base class define geometric shapes. Geometry objects can be used for clipping, hit-testing, and rendering 2-D graphic data.

GeometryCollection

Represents a collection of Geometry objects.

GeometryConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from instances of Geometry.

GeometryDrawing

Draws a Geometry using the specified Brush and Pen.

GeometryGroup

Represents a composite geometry, composed of other Geometry objects.

GeometryHitTestParameters

Specifies a Geometry as the parameter to be used for hit testing a visual tree.

GeometryHitTestResult

Returns the results of a hit test that uses a Geometry as a hit test parameter.

GlyphRun

Represents a sequence of glyphs from a single face of a single font at a single size, and with a single rendering style.

GlyphRunDrawing

Represents a Drawing object that renders a GlyphRun.

GlyphTypeface

Specifies a physical font face that corresponds to a font file on the disk.

GradientBrush

An abstract class that describes a gradient, composed of gradient stops. Classes that inherit from GradientBrush describe different ways of interpreting gradient stops.

GradientStop

Describes the location and color of a transition point in a gradient.

GradientStopCollection

Represents a collection of GradientStop objects that can be individually accessed by index.

GuidelineSet

Represents a collection of guide lines that can assist in adjusting rendered figures to a device pixel grid.

HitTestParameters

Defines parameters for hit testing. Classes derived from this common base class that can be used for practical hit testing include PointHitTestParameters and GeometryHitTestParameters.

HitTestResult

Provides the base class for several derived classes that represents the return value from a hit test.

HostVisual

Represents a Visual object that can be connected anywhere to a parent visual tree.

ImageBrush

Paints an area with an image.

ImageDrawing

Draws an image within a region defined by a Rect.

ImageMetadata

Defines a base class for all metadata operations on imaging related APIs. This is an abstract class.

ImageSource

Represents an object type that has a width, height, and ImageMetadata such as a BitmapSource and a DrawingImage. This is an abstract class.

ImageSourceConverter

Converts a ImageSource to and from other data types.

ImageSourceValueSerializer

Converts instances of String to and from instances of ImageSource.

Int32Collection

Represents a collection of Int32 values.

Int32CollectionConverter

Converts an Int32Collection to and from other data types.

InvalidWmpVersionException

The exception that is thrown when the installed Microsoft Windows Media Player version is not supported.

LanguageSpecificStringDictionary

Represents a dictionary of strings that are used to represent the name of an object in different languages.

LinearGradientBrush

Paints an area with a linear gradient.

LineGeometry

Represents the geometry of a line.

LineSegment

Creates a line between two points in a PathFigure.

MatrixConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from a Matrix.

MatrixTransform

Creates an arbitrary affine matrix transformation that is used to manipulate objects or coordinate systems in a 2-D plane.

MediaClock

Maintains the timing state for media through a MediaTimeline.

MediaPlayer

Provides media playback for drawings.

MediaScriptCommandEventArgs

Provides data for the ScriptCommand and ScriptCommand events.

MediaTimeline

Provides a Timeline for media content.

NumberSubstitution

Specifies how numbers in text are displayed in different cultures.

PathFigure

Represents a subsection of a geometry, a single connected series of two-dimensional geometric segments.

PathFigureCollection

Represents a collection of PathFigure objects that collectively make up the geometry of a PathGeometry.

PathFigureCollectionConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from a PathFigureCollection.

PathGeometry

Represents a complex shape that may be composed of arcs, curves, ellipses, lines, and rectangles.

PathSegment

Represents a segment of a PathFigure object.

PathSegmentCollection

Represents a collection of PathSegment objects that can be individually accessed by index.

Pen

Describes how a shape is outlined.

PixelFormatConverter

Converts a PixelFormat to and from other data types.

PixelFormats

Represents the collection of supported pixel formats.

PointCollection

Represents a collection of Point values that can be individually accessed by index.

PointCollectionConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from a PointCollection.

PointHitTestParameters

Specifies a Point as the parameter to be used for hit testing of a visual object.

PointHitTestResult

Represents the results of a hit test that uses a Point as a hit test parameter.

PolyBezierSegment

Represents one or more cubic Bezier curves.

PolyLineSegment

Represents a set of line segments defined by a PointCollection with each Point specifying the end point of a line segment.

PolyQuadraticBezierSegment

Represents a set of quadratic Bezier segments.

QuadraticBezierSegment

Creates a quadratic Bezier curve between two points in a PathFigure.

RadialGradientBrush

Paints an area with a radial gradient. A focal point defines the beginning of the gradient, and a circle defines the end point of the gradient.

RectangleGeometry

Describes a two-dimensional rectangle.

RenderCapability

Enables WPF applications to query for the current rendering tier for their associated Dispatcher object and to register for notification of changes.

RenderingEventArgs

Required arguments for the Rendering event.

RenderOptions

Provides options for controlling the rendering behavior of objects.

RequestCachePolicyConverter

Parses a RequestCachePolicy.

RotateTransform

Rotates an object clockwise about a specified point in a 2-D x-y coordinate system.

ScaleTransform

Scales an object in the 2-D x-y coordinate system.

SkewTransform

Represents a 2-D skew.

SolidColorBrush

Paints an area with a solid color.

StreamGeometry

Defines a geometric shape, described using a StreamGeometryContext. This geometry is light-weight alternative to PathGeometry: it does not support data binding, animation, or modification.

StreamGeometryContext

Describes a geometry using drawing commands. This class is used with the StreamGeometry class to create a lightweight geometry that does not support data binding, animation, or modification.

TextEffect

Represents a text effect that can be applied to text objects.

TextEffectCollection

Provides collection support for a collection of TextEffect objects.

TextOptions

Defines a set of attached properties that affect the way text is displayed in an element.

TileBrush

Describes a way to paint a region by using one or more tiles.

Transform

Defines functionality that enables transformations in a 2-D plane. Transformations include rotation (RotateTransform), scale (ScaleTransform), skew (SkewTransform), and translation (TranslateTransform). This class hierarchy differs from the Matrix structure because it is a class and it supports animation and enumeration semantics.

TransformCollection

Represents a collection of Transform objects that can be individually accessed by index.

TransformConverter

Converts a Transform object to or from another object type.

TransformGroup

Represents a composite Transform composed of other Transform objects.

TranslateTransform

Translates (moves) an object in the 2-D x-y coordinate system.

Typeface

Represents a combination of FontFamily, FontWeight, FontStyle, and FontStretch.

VectorCollection

Represents an ordered collection of Vector values.

VectorCollectionConverter

Converts instances of other types to and from a VectorCollection.

VideoDrawing

Plays a media file. If the media is a video file, the VideoDrawing draws it to the specified rectangle.

Visual

Provides rendering support in WPF, which includes hit testing, coordinate transformation, and bounding box calculations.

VisualBrush

Paints an area with a Visual.

VisualCollection

Represents an ordered collection of Visual objects.

VisualTarget

Provides functionality for connecting one visual tree to another visual tree across thread boundaries.

VisualTreeHelper

Provides utility methods that perform common tasks involving nodes in a visual tree.

Structs

Color

Describes a color in terms of alpha, red, green, and blue channels.

DoubleCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Double items in a DoubleCollection.

DrawingCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Drawing items in a DrawingCollection.

GeneralTransformCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates GeneralTransform items in a GeneralTransformCollection.

GeometryCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Geometry items in a GeometryCollection.

GradientStopCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates GradientStop items in a GradientStopCollection.

Int32Collection.Enumerator

Enumerates Int32 items in a Int32Collection.

Matrix

Represents a 3x3 affine transformation matrix used for transformations in 2-D space.

PathFigureCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates PathFigure items in a PathFigureCollection.

PathSegmentCollection.Enumerator

Supports a simple iteration over a PathSegmentCollection.

PixelFormat

Defines a pixel format for images and pixel-based surfaces.

PixelFormatChannelMask

Defines the bit mask and shift for a specific pixel formats

PointCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Point items in a PointCollection.

TextEffectCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates TextEffect items in a TextEffectCollection.

TransformCollection.Enumerator

Supports a simple iteration over a TransformCollection.

VectorCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Vector items in a VectorCollection.

VisualCollection.Enumerator

Enumerates Visual items in a VisualCollection.

Enums

AlignmentX

Describes how content is positioned horizontally in a container.

AlignmentY

Describes how content is positioned vertically in a container.

BitmapScalingMode

Specifies which algorithm is used to scale bitmap images.

BrushMappingMode

Specifies the coordinate system used by a Brush.

CachingHint

Specifies whether to cache tiled brush objects.

ClearTypeHint

An enumeration that specifies a hint to the rendering engine that text can be rendered with ClearType.

ColorInterpolationMode

Determines how the colors in a gradient are interpolated.

EdgeMode

Determines how the edges of non-text drawing primitives are rendered.

FillRule

Specifies how the intersecting areas of PathFigure objects contained in a Geometry are combined to form the area of the Geometry.

FontEmbeddingRight

Describes font embedding permissions specified in an OpenType font file.

GeometryCombineMode

Specifies the different methods by which two geometries can be combined.

GradientSpreadMethod

Specifies how to draw the gradient outside a gradient brush's gradient vector or space.

HitTestFilterBehavior

Specifies the return behavior of a hit test in a hit test filter callback method.

HitTestResultBehavior

Determines whether to continue the enumeration of any remaining visual objects during a hit test.

IntersectionDetail

Provides information about the intersection between the geometries in the GeometryHitTestParameters and the visual which was hit.

NumberCultureSource

Specifies how the culture for numbers in a text run is determined.

NumberSubstitutionMethod

Defines an enumerator class that specifies the type of number substitution to perform on numbers in a text run.

PenLineCap

Describes the shape at the end of a line or segment.

PenLineJoin

Describes the shape that joins two lines or segments.

Stretch

Describes how content is resized to fill its allocated space.

StyleSimulations

Defines an enumerator class that describes the simulation style of a font.

SweepDirection

Defines the direction an elliptical arc is drawn.

TextFormattingMode

Defines the formatting methods supported by the TextFormatter class.

TextHintingMode

Defines the rendering behavior of static or animated text.

TextRenderingMode

Defines the supported rendering modes for text.

TileMode

Describes how a TileBrush paints tiles onto an output area.

ToleranceType

Determines the means by which an error tolerance value is interpreted.

Delegates

HitTestFilterCallback

Represents the callback method that specifies parts of the visual tree to omit from hit test processing

HitTestResultCallback

Represents a callback that is used to customize hit testing. WPF invokes the HitTestResultCallback to report hit test intersections to the user.