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Save and Restore WPF Window Size, Position, and/or State

, 3 Aug 2012 CPOL
A quick example of how you can save the window size, position, and/or state, and restore your form to that size, position, and state the next time the app is launched.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Data;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Imaging;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace SaveWindowPosition
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Interaction logic for Window1.xaml
    /// </summary>
    public partial class Window1 : Window
    {
public Window1()
{
    InitializeComponent();

    var userPrefs = new UserPreferences();

    this.Height = userPrefs.WindowHeight;
    this.Width = userPrefs.WindowWidth;
    this.Top = userPrefs.WindowTop;
    this.Left = userPrefs.WindowLeft;
    this.WindowState = userPrefs.WindowState;

}

private void Window_Closing(object sender, System.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs e)
{
    var userPrefs = new UserPreferences();

    userPrefs.WindowHeight = this.Height;
    userPrefs.WindowWidth = this.Width;
    userPrefs.WindowTop=this.Top ;
    userPrefs.WindowLeft = this.Left;
    userPrefs.WindowState = this.WindowState;
    
    userPrefs.Save();
}
        
    }
}

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