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BindingExpression.ParentBinding Property

Returns the Binding object of the current BindingExpression.

Namespace: System.Windows.Data
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public Binding ParentBinding { get; }
/** @property */
public Binding get_ParentBinding ()

public function get ParentBinding () : Binding

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

The Binding object of the current binding expression.

This example shows how to obtain the binding object from a data-bound target property.

You can do the following to get the Binding object:

// textBox3 is an instance of a TextBox
// the TextProperty is the data-bound dependency property
Binding myBinding = BindingOperations.GetBinding(textBox3, TextBox.TextProperty);

NoteNote:

You must specify the dependency property for the binding you want because it is possible that more than one property of the target object is using data binding.

Alternatively, you can get the BindingExpression and then get the value of the ParentBinding property.

For the complete example see Binding Validation Sample.

NoteNote:

If your binding is a MultiBinding, use BindingOperations.GetMultiBinding. If it is a PriorityBinding, use BindingOperations.GetPriorityBinding. If you are uncertain whether the target property is bound using a Binding, a MultiBinding, or a PriorityBinding, you can use BindingOperations.GetBindingBase.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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