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BindingOperations.SetBinding Method

Creates and associates a new instance of BindingExpressionBase with the specified binding target property.

Namespace: System.Windows.Data
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public static BindingExpressionBase SetBinding (
	DependencyObject target,
	DependencyProperty dp,
	BindingBase binding
)
public static BindingExpressionBase SetBinding (
	DependencyObject target, 
	DependencyProperty dp, 
	BindingBase binding
)
public static function SetBinding (
	target : DependencyObject, 
	dp : DependencyProperty, 
	binding : BindingBase
) : BindingExpressionBase
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

target

The binding target of the binding.

dp

The target property of the binding.

binding

The BindingBase object that describes the binding.

Return Value

The instance of BindingExpressionBase created for and associated with the specified property. The BindingExpressionBase class is the base class of BindingExpression, MultiBindingExpression, and PriorityBindingExpression.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The target parameter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentNullException

The dp parameter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentNullException

The binding parameter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method creates a new instance of a BindingExpressionBase and associates the instance with the given dependency property of the given object. This method is the way to attach a binding to an arbitrary DependencyObject that may not expose its own SetBinding method.

The following example shows how to use this method to set a binding. In this example, myNewBindDef is a Binding object that describes the binding. The binding target is myDateText, an instance of the TextBlock class.

// myDatetext is a TextBlock object that is the binding target object
    BindingOperations.SetBinding(myDateText, TextBlock.TextProperty, myNewBindDef);
    BindingOperations.SetBinding(myDateText, TextBlock.ForegroundProperty, myNewBindDef);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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