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.NET Framework Class Library
ContentControlContentTemplate Property

Gets or sets the data template used to display the content of the ContentControl.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%](True)> _
Public Property ContentTemplate As [%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%]
[[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%](true)]
public [%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%] ContentTemplate { get; set; }
[[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%](true)]
public:
property [%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]^ ContentTemplate {
	[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_2%]^ get ();
	void set ([%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_3%]^ value);
}
[<[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%](true)>]
member ContentTemplate : [%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%] with get, set
<object>
  <object.ContentTemplate>
    <[%$TOPIC/ms592477_en-us_VS_110_2_0_4_0_0%] .../>
  </object.ContentTemplate>
</object>
<object ContentTemplate="{resourceExtension styleResourceKey}"/>

XAML Values

resourceExtension

A markup extension that identifies how to reference the template resource, either StaticResource or DynamicResource. See XAML Resources.

styleResourceKey

The key that identifies the requested template selector. The key refers to an existing resource in a ResourceDictionary.

NoteNote

Property element syntax is technically possible, but not recommended. For more information, see Inline Styles and Templates.

Property Value

Type: System.WindowsDataTemplate
A data template. The default value is .
Dependency Property Information

Identifier field

ContentTemplateProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Remarks

Set this property to a DataTemplate to specify the appearance of the ContentControl. For more information on data templates, see Data Templating Overview.

Examples

The following examples show how to create a content template and apply the template to a content control.

<DataTemplate x:Key="template1">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" FontSize="12" FontWeight="Bold" TextWrapping="Wrap"></TextBlock>
</DataTemplate>
<ContentControl Name="contCtrl" ContentTemplate="{StaticResource template1}" 
    Content="This is the content of the content control."/>
Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Platforms

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.