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JumpTask.Title Property

Gets or sets the text displayed for the task in the Jump List.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Shell
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public string Title { get; set; }
<object Title="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The text displayed for the task in the Jump List. The default is null.

Typically, the Title property must be set for the JumpTask to appear in the Jump List as a clickable task.

Alternatively, you can visually separate items in a Jump List by creating a JumpTask that does not have a Title and CustomCategory specified. This empty JumpTask will be displayed as a horizontal line in the Jump List. In this case, other properties can be set, but they will not have any effect.

The following example shows how to declare a JumpTask in markup. The JumpTask opens a text file name readme.txt in the Notepad application.

<JumpTask Title="Read Me" 
          Description="Open readme.txt in Notepad." 
          ApplicationPath="C:\Windows\notepad.exe"
          IconResourcePath="C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll"
          IconResourceIndex="14"
          WorkingDirectory="C:\Users\Public\Documents"
          Arguments="readme.txt"/>

The following example shows how to configure a JumpTask in code. The JumpTask opens the Calculator application.

// Configure a new JumpTask.
JumpTask jumpTask1 = new JumpTask();
// Get the path to Calculator and set the JumpTask properties.
jumpTask1.ApplicationPath = Path.Combine(Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.SystemX86), "calc.exe");
jumpTask1.IconResourcePath = Path.Combine(Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.SystemX86), "calc.exe");
jumpTask1.Title = "Calculator";
jumpTask1.Description = "Open Calculator.";
jumpTask1.CustomCategory = "User Added Tasks";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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