ResizingAdorner Sample

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This sample implements a simple adorner that adds resizing handles to the element to which it is applied.

This sample demonstrates a specific feature of the Windows Presentation Foundation and, consequently, does not follow application development best practices. For comprehensive coverage of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft .NET Framework application development best practices, refer to the following as appropriate:

Accessibility - Accessibility Best Practices

Security - Windows Presentation Foundation Security

Localization - WPF Globalization and Localization Overview


  • Implementing a simple adorner by sub-classing the Adorner abstract base class.

  • Using control primitives as visual elements in an adorner.

  • Implementing resizing handlers for the adorner.

  • Implementing the ArrangeOverride method to position and render the adorner.

Building the Sample

  • Install the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and open its build environment command window. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, Microsoft Windows SDK, and then click CMD Shell.

  • Download the sample, usually from the software development kit (SDK) documentation, to your hard disk drive.

  • To build the sample from the build environment command window, go to the source directory of the sample. At the command prompt, type MSBUILD.

  • To build the sample within Microsoft Visual Studio, load the solution or project file of the sample and select Build -> Build Solution from the menu.

See Also


Adorners Overview