Now is a good time to look at the
Timeline properties that are useful for every animation, whether it’s a custom animation or a theme animation.
If you don’t want an animation to begin immediately when you call its storyboard’s
Begin method (or trigger it via XAML), you can insert a delay by setting
BeginTime to an instance of a
<DoubleAnimation To="100" BeginTime="0:0:2" />
This delays the animation by two seconds.
Besides being potentially useful in isolation,
BeginTime can be useful for specifying a sequence of animations that start one after the other. You can even set
BeginTime to a negative value:
<!-- Start the ...