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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

DrawingObject.ScaleY Property

Gets or sets the vertical scale factor for a shape.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v22.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core


float ScaleY { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

The scale factor to apply to a shape. Default is 1 (the shape is not scaled).


Use the ScaleY property to scale a shape vertically relative to its original size (OriginalSize). Values between 0 and 1 decrease the shape height, and values greater than 1 increase the height.

If you assign a negative number to the ScaleY property, its absolute value is used.

The following code rotates and resizes pictures in the document.


document.LoadDocument("FirstLook.docx", DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.DocumentFormat.OpenXml);
foreach (Shape s in document.Shapes)
    // Rotate and resize pictures.
    if (s.Type == ShapeType.Picture)
        s.ScaleX = 0.8f;
        s.ScaleY = 0.8f;
        s.RotationAngle = 45;

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