NameScope.SetNameScope Method

Provides the attached property set accessor for the NameScope attached property.

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

public static void SetNameScope(
	DependencyObject dependencyObject,
	INameScope value


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

Object to change XAML namescope for.

Type: System.Windows.Markup.INameScope

The new XAML namescope, using an interface cast.


dependencyObject is null.

The purpose of this method is both to act as the set accessor for using NameScope as an attached property in XAML usage, and to provide the accessor for performing the equivalent operation in code.

.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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