DependencyObject.GetHashCode Method

Gets a hash code for this DependencyObject.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

abstract GetHashCode : unit -> int 
override GetHashCode : unit -> int 

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
A signed 32-bit integer hash code.

Notes to Inheritors

DependencyObject overrides and then seals two Object methods: Equals and GetHashCode. The overrides call the Object implementations, resulting in an object equality behavior. The purpose of these deliberate overrides is to prevent derived classes from trying to define a value equality for a DependencyObject. Value equalities for DependencyObject will never be accurate because of the innate property value-changing capabilities of a DependencyObject and its dependency properties. This includes fundamental WPF features such as data binding and the WPF property system.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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