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ContextItemManager.GetValue<TItemType> Method

Returns an instance of the requested item type. If there is no context item with the given type, an empty item will be created.

Namespace:  System.Activities.Presentation
Assembly:  System.Activities.Presentation (in System.Activities.Presentation.dll)

public TItemType GetValue<TItemType>()
where TItemType : ContextItem

Type Parameters


The type of item to return.

Return Value

Type: TItemType
Returns ContextItem, which contains a context item of the requested type. If there is no item in the context for this type, a default one is created.

This generic method invokes the abstract GetValue(Type) method, which must be implemented for this method to provide the get type functionality.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.