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PropertyMetadata Constructor (Object)

Initializes a new instance of the PropertyMetadata class with a specified default value for the dependency property that this metadata will be applied to.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public PropertyMetadata(
	Object defaultValue
)
You cannot use constructors in XAML.

Parameters

defaultValue
Type: System.Object

The default value to specify for a dependency property, usually provided as a value of some specific type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

defaultValue cannot be set to the value UnsetValue; see Remarks.

The type of the value provided for defaultValue must be match or be related to the type specified in the original registration of the dependency property that this metadata will be applied to. Mismatches between metadata default value type and the type of the dependency property it is being applied to can be difficult to debug, because the mismatch is not detectable during compilation (the mismatch will raise a run-time exception).

Although it is the default per the parameterless constructor, a defaultValue of UnsetValue cannot be specified. Attempting to do so will raise an exception.

static PropertyMetadata pm;


...


pm = new PropertyMetadata(Double.NaN);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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