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MultiDataTrigger Class

Represents a trigger that applies property values or performs actions when the bound data meet a set of conditions.

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

[ContentPropertyAttribute("Setters")]
public sealed class MultiDataTrigger : TriggerBase, 
	IAddChild
<MultiDataTrigger>
  Setters
</MultiDataTrigger>

The MultiDataTrigger type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodMultiDataTriggerInitializes a new instance of the MultiDataTrigger class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyConditionsGets a collection of Condition objects. Changes to property values are applied when all the conditions in the collection are met.
Public propertyDependencyObjectTypeGets the DependencyObjectType that wraps the CLR type of this instance.  (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this DispatcherObject is associated with. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public propertyEnterActionsGets a collection of TriggerAction objects to apply when the trigger object becomes active. This property does not apply to the EventTrigger class. (Inherited from TriggerBase.)
Public propertyExitActionsGets a collection of TriggerAction objects to apply when the trigger object becomes inactive. This property does not apply to the EventTrigger class. (Inherited from TriggerBase.)
Public propertyIsSealedGets a value that indicates whether this instance is currently sealed (read-only). (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertySettersGets a collection of Setter objects that describe the property values to apply when all the conditions of the MultiDataTrigger are met.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyProperty)Clears the local value of a property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyProperty identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValue(DependencyPropertyKey)Clears the local value of a read-only property. The property to be cleared is specified by a DependencyPropertyKey. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodCoerceValueCoerces the value of the specified dependency property. This is accomplished by invoking any CoerceValueCallback function specified in property metadata for the dependency property as it exists on the calling DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether a provided DependencyObject is equivalent to the current DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetHashCodeGets a hash code for this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetLocalValueEnumeratorCreates a specialized enumerator for determining which dependency properties have locally set values on this DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property on this instance of a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodInvalidatePropertyRe-evaluates the effective value for the specified dependency property (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if it exists. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetCurrentValueSets the value of a dependency property without changing its value source. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyProperty, Object)Sets the local value of a dependency property, specified by its dependency property identifier. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValue(DependencyPropertyKey, Object)Sets the local value of a read-only dependency property, specified by the DependencyPropertyKey identifier of the dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodShouldSerializePropertyReturns a value that indicates whether serialization processes should serialize the value for the provided dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodVerifyAccessEnforces that the calling thread has access to this DispatcherObject. (Inherited from DispatcherObject.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAddChild.AddChildAdds a child object.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAddChild.AddTextAdds the text content of a node to the object.
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A MultiDataTrigger object is similar to a MultiTrigger, except that the conditions of a MultiDataTrigger are based on property values of bound data instead of those of a UIElement. In a MultiDataTrigger, a condition is met when the property value of the data item matches the specified Value. You can then use setters or the EnterActions and ExitActions properties to apply changes or start actions when all of the conditions are met.

The Setters property of a MultiDataTrigger object can only consist of Setter objects. Adding a Setter child to a MultiDataTrigger object implicitly adds it to the SetterBaseCollection for the MultiDataTrigger object. EventSetter objects are not supported; only Style.Setters supports EventSetter objects.

For information about when to use triggers and when to use other techniques, see Data Templating Overview.

In the following example, the ItemsSource property of the ListBox is bound to Places, an ObservableCollection<T> of Place objects. Place objects have properties Name and State. The definition of Place and Places are not shown.

Each ListBoxItem of the ListBox displays a Place object. The Style in the example is applied to each ListBoxItem. The Condition elements of the MultiDataTrigger specify that if the Name and State of the Place data item are Portland and OR respectively, then the background of corresponding ListBoxItem is set to Cyan.

<Window.Resources>
  <c:Places x:Key="PlacesData"/>

  <Style TargetType="ListBoxItem">
    <Style.Triggers>
      <DataTrigger Binding="{Binding Path=State}" Value="WA">
        <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="Red" />
      </DataTrigger>	
      <MultiDataTrigger>
        <MultiDataTrigger.Conditions>
          <Condition Binding="{Binding Path=Name}" Value="Portland" />
          <Condition Binding="{Binding Path=State}" Value="OR" />
        </MultiDataTrigger.Conditions>
        <Setter Property="Background" Value="Cyan" />
      </MultiDataTrigger>
    </Style.Triggers>
  </Style>

  <DataTemplate DataType="{x:Type c:Place}">
    <Canvas Width="160" Height="20">
      <TextBlock FontSize="12"
  		   Width="130" Canvas.Left="0" Text="{Binding Path=Name}"/>
      <TextBlock FontSize="12" Width="30"
                 Canvas.Left="130" Text="{Binding Path=State}"/>
    </Canvas>
  </DataTemplate>
</Window.Resources>

<StackPanel>
  <TextBlock FontSize="18" Margin="5" FontWeight="Bold"
    HorizontalAlignment="Center">Data Trigger Sample</TextBlock>
  <ListBox Width="180" HorizontalAlignment="Center" Background="Honeydew"
    ItemsSource="{Binding Source={StaticResource PlacesData}}"/>
</StackPanel>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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