BindingOperations.SetBinding Method

Creates and associates a new instance of BindingExpressionBase with the specified binding target property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Data
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static BindingExpressionBase SetBinding(
	DependencyObject target,
	DependencyProperty dp,
	BindingBase binding
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

target
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The binding target of the binding.

dp
Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

The target property of the binding.

binding
Type: System.Windows.Data.BindingBase

The BindingBase object that describes the binding.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Data.BindingExpressionBase
The instance of BindingExpressionBase created for and associated with the specified property. The BindingExpressionBase class is the base class of BindingExpression, MultiBindingExpression, and PriorityBindingExpression.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The target parameter cannot be null.

ArgumentNullException

The dp parameter cannot be null.

ArgumentNullException

The binding parameter cannot be null.

This method creates a new instance of a BindingExpressionBase and associates the instance with the given dependency property of the given object. This method is the way to attach a binding to an arbitrary DependencyObject that may not expose its own SetBinding method.

The following example shows how to use this method to set a binding. In this example, myNewBindDef is a Binding object that describes the binding. The binding target is myDateText, an instance of the TextBlock class.

	// myDatetext is a TextBlock object that is the binding target object
        BindingOperations.SetBinding(myDateText, TextBlock.TextProperty, myNewBindDef);
        BindingOperations.SetBinding(myDateText, TextBlock.ForegroundProperty, myNewBindDef);

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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