#319 – The StackPanel Stacks Controls Vertically or Horizontally

StackPanel is a container that allows arranging its child controls in a single column vertically or a single row horizontally.

Like other panels, StackPanel contains child elements that are instances of the UIElement class.

    <StackPanel>
        <Label Content="Gene Autry"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Gene"/>
        <Label Content="Roy Rogers"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Roy"/>
        <Label Content="Tex Ritter"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Tex"/>
        <Label Content="Jorge Negrete"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Jorge"/>
    </StackPanel>


By default, StackPanel stacks its controls vertically.  You can stack them horizontally using the Orientation property.  You can specify the orientation in XAML as either Horizontal or Vertical.

    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
        <Label Content="Gene Autry"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Gene"/>
        <Label Content="Roy Rogers"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Roy"/>
        <Label Content="Tex Ritter"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Tex"/>
        <Label Content="Jorge Negrete"/>
        <Button Content="I Like Jorge"/>
    </StackPanel>

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