GradientBrush Class

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

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Windows.DependencyObject
    System.Windows.Media.Brush
      System.Windows.Media.GradientBrush
        System.Windows.Media.LinearGradientBrush
        System.Windows.Media.RadialGradientBrush

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<ContentPropertyAttribute("GradientStops", True)> _
Public MustInherit Class GradientBrush _
    Inherits Brush
[ContentPropertyAttribute("GradientStops", true)]
public abstract class GradientBrush : Brush

The GradientBrush type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GradientBrush Initializes a new instance of the GradientBrush class.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ColorInterpolationMode Gets or sets a ColorInterpolationMode enumeration value that specifies how the gradient's colors are interpolated.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Dispatcher Gets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GradientStops Gets or sets the brush's gradient stops.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MappingMode Gets or sets a BrushMappingMode enumeration value that specifies whether the positioning coordinates of the gradient brush are absolute or relative to the output area.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Opacity Gets or sets the degree of opacity of a Brush. (Inherited from Brush.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone RelativeTransform Gets or sets the transformation that is applied to the brush using relative coordinates. (Inherited from Brush.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SpreadMethod 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.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Transform Gets or sets the transformation that is applied to the brush. (Inherited from Brush.)

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone CheckAccess Determines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ClearValue Clears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetAnimationBaseValue Returns any base value established for a Silverlight dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetValue Returns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ReadLocalValue Returns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SetValue Sets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Fields

  Name Description
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ColorInterpolationModeProperty Identifies the ColorInterpolationMode dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GradientStopsProperty Identifies the GradientStops dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MappingModeProperty Identifies the MappingMode dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SpreadMethodProperty Identifies the SpreadMethod dependency property.

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Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

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

Platforms

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

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.