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Project Description
WPF Shapes is a small library of useful shape controls for WPF that resize nicely to the space available. Currently it includes:
  • Hexagon
  • Diamond
  • Triangle
  • Rounded Sides Rectangle
  • Chevron
  • Speech Bubble
  • Label (Rectangle with top left and bottom left corners cut off)


Add a reference to the WpfShapes DLL. Easiest way is with NuGet.
Add a namespace directive to your XAML:

<Window ...

Then you can declare shapes in XAML. For example the diamond shape:
<shapes:Diamond Stroke="Crimson" StrokeThickness="5" Fill="BlanchedAlmond" />

The Label shape has an optional CornerWidth property:
<shapes:Label Stroke="DarkMagenta" Fill="LightPink" StrokeThickness="5" Margin="2" />

The Triangle shape has an enumeration of compass points to specify which direction the triangle points:
<shapes:Triangle Stroke="DarkBlue" Fill="AliceBlue" StrokeThickness="5" Margin="2" TriangleOrientation="SW" />

I welcome any code contributions of new shapes or improvements to existing shapes. Just fork the repository and issue a pull request.

Last edited Mar 10, 2012 at 12:21 PM by markheath, version 4