Separator Class

Updated: February 2009

Control that is used to separate items in items controls.

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

public class Separator extends Control
<Separator .../>

A Separator control draws a line, horizontal or vertical, between items in controls, such as ListBox, Menu, and ToolBar. Separator controls do not react to any keyboard, mouse, mouse wheel, or tablet input and cannot be enabled or selected.

Dependency properties for this control might be set by the control’s default style. If a property is set by a default style, the property might change from its default value when the control appears in the application. The default style is determined by which desktop theme is used when the application is running. For more information, see Themes.

The following example shows how to use Separator controls in a ToolBar.

<ToolBarTray Background="White">
  <ToolBar Band="1" BandIndex="1">
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\new.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\open.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\save.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Separator/>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\cut.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\copy.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\paste.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Separator/>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\print.bmp" />
    </Button>
    <Button>
      <Image Source="toolbargraphics\preview.bmp" />
    </Button>
  </ToolBar>
</ToolBarTray>

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

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

Date

History

Reason

February 2009

Described how default styles change dependency properties.

Customer feedback.

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