HeaderedContentControl.HeaderTemplate Property

Gets or sets the template used to display the content of the control's header. This is a dependency property.

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

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public DataTemplate HeaderTemplate { get; set; }
<object HeaderTemplate="{ResourceExtension TemplateResourceKey}"/>

XAML Values

ResourceExtension

One of the following: StaticResource, or DynamicResource. See Resources Overview.

TemplateResourceKey

The key that identifies the template being requested. The key refers to an existing resource in a ResourceDictionary.

NoteNote:

Property element syntax is technically possible, but not recommended. See Inline Styles and Templates. A binding reference using TemplateBinding or Binding is also possible, but uncommon.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.DataTemplate
A data template. The default is null.

Identifier field

HeaderTemplateProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example creates two DataTemplate objects to specify the appearance of the Header and Content of the HeaderedContentControl.

<Style TargetType="HeaderedContentControl">
  <Setter Property="Template">
    <Setter.Value>
      <ControlTemplate TargetType="{x:Type HeaderedContentControl}">
        <StackPanel>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Stroke="{TemplateBinding Background}"/>
            <ContentPresenter ContentSource="Header"/>
          </Grid>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Fill="{TemplateBinding Background}"/>
            <ContentPresenter ContentSource="Content"/>
          </Grid>
        </StackPanel>
      </ControlTemplate>
    </Setter.Value>
  </Setter>
</Style>

<DataTemplate x:Key="titleText">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" 
             Foreground="Green" 
             FontSize="16" 
             FontWeight="Normal"
             FontStyle="Italic" 
             TextWrapping="Wrap"/>
</DataTemplate>

<DataTemplate x:Key="contentText">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}"
             Foreground="Brown"
             FontSize="12"
             FontWeight="Normal"
             FontFamily="Arial Narrow" 
             TextWrapping="Wrap"/>
</DataTemplate>


...


<HeaderedContentControl Name="hcontCtrl" Background="Beige" 
                        HeaderTemplate="{StaticResource titleText}" 
                        ContentTemplate="{StaticResource contentText}"
                        Header="This is the header."
                        Content="This is the content."/>

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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