VisualElement.MinimumWidthRequest Property


Gets or sets a value which overrides the minimum width the element will request during layout.

public double MinimumWidthRequest { get; set; }
member this.MinimumWidthRequest : double with get, set

Property Value


The minimum width the element requires. Default value is -1.


MinimumWidthRequest is used to override the results of a call to GetSizeRequest(Double, Double) by setting the minimum width property. This causes overflow handling to shrink this element to its minimum width before elements who do not have a minimum size set.

The following example sets the MinimumWidthRequest to enable an image to shrink below its normal size.

void Build (string veryLongString)
  var label = new Label {Text = veryLongString};
  var image = new Image {Source = "image500x500.png"};

  image.MinimumWidthRequest = 20;
  Content = new StackLayout {
    Orientation = StackOrientation.Horizontal,
    Children {

Applies to