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How to set MAXHEIGHT to a Percentage of the parent container

Posted on 2010-11-29
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I have a treeview in a border how can I set the MAXHEIGHT property to be 75% the height of the border... regardless of the resolution or window size...
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by:Bob Learned
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I am not sure that I understand just what you need, but you might be able to use a GridLength parameter with GridUnitType.Star and a weighted value to set the value to be a percentage.  That would only apply where a GridLength value is allowed.
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I was able to do it like this

  WinControls.TreeView tv = sender as WinControls.TreeView;

            if (tv != null)
            {
                FrameworkElement element = tv.Parent as FrameworkElement;

                tv.MaxHeight = (element.ActualHeight / 100) * 85;
            }
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by:JElster
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Found the solution via Google
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