DependencyObject.SetCurrentValue Method (DependencyProperty, Object)

.NET Framework (current version)

Sets the value of a dependency property without changing its value source.

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

public void SetCurrentValue(
	DependencyProperty dp,
	object value


Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

The identifier of the dependency property to set.

Type: System.Object

The new local value.

Exception Condition

Attempted to modify a read-only dependency property, or a property on a sealed DependencyObject.


value was not the correct type as registered for the dp property.

This method is used by a component that programmatically sets the value of one of its own properties without disabling an application's declared use of the property. The SetCurrentValue method changes the effective value of the property, but existing triggers, data bindings, and styles will continue to work.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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