A figure is a portion of flow content with placement properties that can be customized independently from the primary content flow within a FlowDocument. A figure has following attributes.
Â· A figure can be positioned independently of other flow contents.
A figure does not support paging or wrapping to fit the contents in the given viewer. If a figure does not fit in a viewer, the portion of figure that falls outside of the viewer will be lost.
A figure can be positioned vertically and horizontally.
You can set a figure height and width to fit in multiple pages, columns, or rows.
Figure element in XAML is used to create figures to a FlowDocument. The following code snippet creates a Paragraph.
<Figure> Blocks </ Figure >
Similar to other XAML elements, a Figure has most of the common properties such as Name, Font related properties, Foreground and Background. The following code snippet sets a few properties of a Figure.
<Figure Width="200" Height="50" Background="GhostWhite"
HorizontalOffset="100" VerticalOffset="20" >
Following code listing 1 is a complete example that shows how to use some a Figure element in XAML to create a figure in a FlowDocument.