#788 – Flipping an Element Using a Scale Transform

You can flip any GUI element, either horizontally or vertically, by using a scale transform.

To flip an element horizontally, you use a ScaleTransform with a ScaleX value of -1.0.  To flip an element vertically, you use a ScaleTransform with a ScaleY value of -1.0.

    <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical">
        <Label Content="Jane Austen" Background="Thistle"
               HorizontalAlignment="Center" FontSize="16" Margin="10"/>
        <Label Content="Jane Austen" Background="Thistle"
               HorizontalAlignment="Center" FontSize="16" Margin="10">
            <Label.LayoutTransform>
                <ScaleTransform ScaleX="-1.0"/>
            </Label.LayoutTransform>
        </Label>
        <Label Content="Jane Austen" Background="Thistle"
               HorizontalAlignment="Center" FontSize="16" Margin="10">
            <Label.LayoutTransform>
                <ScaleTransform ScaleY="-1.0"/>
            </Label.LayoutTransform>
        </Label>
    </StackPanel>

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