Visual.FindCommonVisualAncestor Method

Returns the common ancestor of two visual objects.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

member FindCommonVisualAncestor : 
        otherVisual:DependencyObject -> DependencyObject

Parameters

otherVisual
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

A visual object of type DependencyObject.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The common ancestor of the visual object and otherVisual if one exists; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

2D and 3D objects can have common visual ancestors, so it is possible to pass a Visual3D for otherVisual.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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