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Setter.Value Property

Gets or sets the value to apply to the property that is specified by this Setter.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None, Readability=Readability.Unreadable)] 
public Object Value { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Object get_Value ()

/** @property */
public void set_Value (Object value)

public function get Value () : Object

public function set Value (value : Object)

<object>
  <object.Value>
    value
  </object.Value>
</object>
<object Value="value"/>
 value  An object or a markup extension. See StaticResource Markup Extension. 

Property Value

The default value is UnsetValue.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentException

If the specified Value is set to UnsetValue.

The following example defines a Style that will be applied to every TextBlock element. For the complete example, see Photo Store Demo with Styling.

<Style TargetType="{x:Type TextBlock}">
  <Setter Property="FontFamily" Value="Segoe Black" />
  <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center" />
  <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="12pt" />
  <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="#777777" />
</Style>

The following example defines a Style with Setters that reference system resources. For the complete example, see Button Styles Sample.

<Style x:Key="SystemResStyle" TargetType="{x:Type Button}">
    <Setter Property = "Background" Value= 
                       "{DynamicResource {x:Static SystemColors.ControlLightBrushKey}}"/>
    <Setter Property = "Foreground" Value= 
                       "{DynamicResource {x:Static SystemColors.ControlDarkBrushKey}}"/>
    <Setter Property = "FontSize" Value= 
                       "{DynamicResource {x:Static SystemFonts.IconFontSizeKey}}"/>
    <Setter Property = "FontWeight" Value= 
                       "{DynamicResource {x:Static SystemFonts.MessageFontWeightKey}}"/>
    <Setter Property = "FontFamily" Value= 
                       "{DynamicResource {x:Static SystemFonts.CaptionFontFamilyKey}}"/>
</Style>

The following example defines a Style for the RepeatButton.

<Style x:Key="Slider_Thumb" TargetType="{x:Type Thumb}">
    <Setter Property="OverridesDefaultStyle" Value="true" />
    <Setter Property="Width" Value="14" />
    <Setter Property="Height" Value="14" />
    <Setter Property="Template">
        <Setter.Value>
            <ControlTemplate TargetType="{x:Type Thumb}">
                <Grid Width="14" Height="14">
                    <Ellipse Fill="{TemplateBinding Foreground}" />
                    <Ellipse Stroke="{TemplateBinding BorderBrush}" StrokeThickness="1" x:Name="ThumbCover" >
                        <Ellipse.Fill>
                            <LinearGradientBrush  EndPoint="0,1" StartPoint="0,0">
                                <LinearGradientBrush.GradientStops>
                                    <GradientStop Color="#CCFFFFFF" Offset="0" />
                                    <GradientStop Color="#00000000" Offset=".5" />
                                    <GradientStop Color="#66000000" Offset="1" />
                                </LinearGradientBrush.GradientStops>
                            </LinearGradientBrush>
                        </Ellipse.Fill>
                    </Ellipse>
                </Grid>
                <ControlTemplate.Triggers>
                    <Trigger Property="IsDragging" Value="true">
                        <Setter TargetName="ThumbCover" Property="Fill">
                            <Setter.Value>
                                <LinearGradientBrush  EndPoint="0,1" StartPoint="0,0">
                                    <LinearGradientBrush.GradientStops>
                                        <GradientStop Color="#CCFFFFFF" Offset="1" />
                                        <GradientStop Color="#00000000" Offset=".5" />
                                        <GradientStop Color="#66000000" Offset="0" />
                                    </LinearGradientBrush.GradientStops>
                                </LinearGradientBrush>
                            </Setter.Value>
                        </Setter>
                    </Trigger>
                </ControlTemplate.Triggers>
            </ControlTemplate>
        </Setter.Value>
    </Setter>
</Style>

The following example shows a Value property that uses the Binding declaration. For the complete example, see Binding Validation Sample.

<Style x:Key="textBoxInError" TargetType="{x:Type TextBox}">
  <Style.Triggers>
    <Trigger Property="Validation.HasError" Value="true">
      <Setter Property="ToolTip"
        Value="{Binding RelativeSource={x:Static RelativeSource.Self},
                        Path=(Validation.Errors)[0].ErrorContent}"/>
    </Trigger>
  </Style.Triggers>
</Style>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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