HeaderedItemsControl.Header Property

Gets or sets the item that labels the control. 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 Object Header { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Header>
    <UIElement />
  </object.Header>
</object>
<object Header="headerString"/>

XAML Values

headerString

The string to use as a heading.

Property Value

Type: System.Object
An object that labels the HeaderedItemsControl. The default is null. A header can be a string or a UIElement.

Identifier field

HeaderProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Content Model: For information on the content model for HeaderedItemsControl, see Controls Content Model Overview.

The following example shows how to create and use a header template to specify the appearance of the header.

<!--Define a control template for a HeaderedItemsControl-->
<Style TargetType="HeaderedItemsControl">
  <Setter Property="Template">
    <Setter.Value>
      <ControlTemplate TargetType="{x:Type HeaderedItemsControl}">
        <StackPanel>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Fill="{TemplateBinding Background}"/>
            <ContentPresenter ContentSource="Header"/>
          </Grid>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Stroke="{TemplateBinding BorderBrush}"/>
            <ItemsPresenter Margin="2,0,0,0"/>
          </Grid>
        </StackPanel>
      </ControlTemplate>
    </Setter.Value>
  </Setter>
</Style>


...


<DataTemplate x:Key="RedHeaderTemplate">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" Foreground="Red" 
             FontSize="16" FontWeight="Bold" 
             TextWrapping="Wrap"/>
</DataTemplate>

<DataTemplate x:Key="GreenItemTemplate">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" Foreground="Green" 
             FontSize="14" FontWeight="Bold"></TextBlock>
</DataTemplate>


...


<!--Crate a HeaderedItemControl with a red header and green items.-->
<HeaderedItemsControl Name="hitemsCtrl"  
                      Background="DarkBlue" 
                      BorderBrush="Black"
                      Header="Header"
                      HeaderTemplate="{StaticResource RedHeaderTemplate}"
                      ItemsSource="{Binding Source={StaticResource Numbers}}"
                      ItemTemplate = "{StaticResource GreenItemTemplate}" />

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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