VisualTreeHelper.GetParent Method

Returns a DependencyObject value that represents the parent of the visual object.

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

public static DependencyObject GetParent(
	DependencyObject reference
)

Parameters

reference
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The visual whose parent is returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The parent of the visual.

The value of reference can represent either a Visual or Visual3D object.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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