LayoutInformation.GetLayoutClip Method

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Returns the visible region of the specified element.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Primitives
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Shared Function GetLayoutClip ( _
    element As FrameworkElement _
) As Geometry
public static Geometry GetLayoutClip(
    FrameworkElement element


Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Geometry
The visible region of the clipped element, or nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the element was not clipped during layout.


Exception Condition

element is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The following image shows the dimensions of a parent panel, its child element, the child's layout slot, and the layout clip that contains the child.

Layout Clip

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.