LinearGradientBrush Constructor (GradientStopCollection, Double)

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Initializes a new instance of the LinearGradientBrush class that has the specified GradientStopCollection and angle.

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


Public Sub New ( _
    gradientStopCollection As GradientStopCollection, _
    angle As Double _
public LinearGradientBrush(
    GradientStopCollection gradientStopCollection,
    double angle


  • angle
    Type: System.Double
    A Double that represents the angle, in degrees, of the gradient. A value of 0 creates a horizontal gradient, and a value of 90 creates a vertical gradient. Negative values are permitted, as are values over 360 (are treated as mod 360).


The MappingMode of the brush is initialized to RelativeToBoundingBox.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.