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Visual.IsAncestorOf Method

Determines whether the visual object is an ancestor of the descendant visual object.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
public bool IsAncestorOf(
	DependencyObject descendant
)

Parameters

descendant
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
A value of type DependencyObject.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the visual object is an ancestor of descendant; otherwise, false.

.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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