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AlternationConverter.Values Property

Gets a list of objects that the AlternationConverter returns when an integer is passed to the Convert method.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public IList Values { get; }
<object>
  <IList .../>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.IList
A list of objects that the AlternationConverter returns when an integer is passed to the Convert method.

When you use the AlternationConverter to bind a property to alternating values, the Values property contains the objects that are assigned to the property. For example, if you want items in a ListBox to have alternating blue and light blue backgrounds, you add a blue SolidColorBrush and a light blue SolidColorBrush to Values.

The following example creates a ListBox and uses two AlternationConverter objects to alternate the Background and FontStyle of the items.

<Grid>
  <Grid.Resources>
    <AlternationConverter x:Key="BackgroundConverter">
      <SolidColorBrush>Blue</SolidColorBrush>
      <SolidColorBrush>LightBlue</SolidColorBrush>
    </AlternationConverter>

    <AlternationConverter x:Key="FontStyleConverter">
      <FontStyle >Italic</FontStyle>
      <FontStyle >Normal</FontStyle>
    </AlternationConverter>

    <Style x:Key="alternatingWithBinding" TargetType="{x:Type ListBoxItem}">
      <Setter Property="Background" 
              Value="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource Self},
                     Path=(ItemsControl.AlternationIndex),
                     Converter={StaticResource BackgroundConverter}}"/>

      <Setter Property="FontStyle" 
              Value="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource Self},
                     Path=(ItemsControl.AlternationIndex),
                     Converter={StaticResource FontStyleConverter}}"/>
    </Style>

  </Grid.Resources>

  <ListBox AlternationCount="2" ItemsSource="{StaticResource data}"
           ItemContainerStyle="{StaticResource alternatingWithBinding}"/>
</Grid>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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