WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas 2.0.1

.NET 5.0 .NET Core 3.1 .NET Framework 4.5.2
Install-Package WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas -Version 2.0.1
dotnet add package WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas --version 2.0.1
<PackageReference Include="WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas" Version="2.0.1" />
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paket add WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas --version 2.0.1
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#r "nuget: WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas, 2.0.1"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas&version=2.0.1

// Install WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WPF.JoshSmith.Controls.DragCanvas&version=2.0.1
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What does it do?

A Canvas which manages dragging of the UIElements it contains. This Canvas is made by Josh Smith.

This package is based on the following articles:


  <TextBlock Canvas.Left="20" Canvas.Bottom="50" Text="example"/>
  <Ellipse Canvas.Left="100" Canvas.Bottom="30" Width="65" Height="70" Fill="Blue" />

DragCanvas sample gif

Tools and Products Used

Versions & Release Notes

version 2.0.1:

  • Add 'net5.0'

version 2.0:

  • Replace 'preview mouse down' event by a normal one, so that buttons/comboboxes/scrollbars work when put on draggable controls. Downside, these controls can no longer be dragged on themselves.
  • Replace target net462 and net48 by net472

version 1.1:

  • Expose IsDragInProgress

version 1.0:

  • First version
Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net5.0-windows7.0 net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp3.1
.NET Framework net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
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  • .NETCoreApp 3.1

    • No dependencies.
  • .NETFramework 4.5.2

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  • .NETFramework 4.7.2

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  • net5.0-windows7.0

    • No dependencies.

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A WPF Canvas which allows easy connecting elements. Each element on the canvas can have zero or multiple in and outputs. These inputs and outputs will snap together.

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Version Downloads Last updated
2.0.1 1,487 2/7/2021
2.0.0 1,565 3/19/2020
1.1.0 341 2/2/2020
1.0.0 303 2/1/2020