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ContextItemManager.GetValue Method (Type)

When overridden in a derived class, 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 abstract ContextItem GetValue(
	Type itemType


Type: System.Type
The type of item to return.

Return Value

Type: System.Activities.Presentation.ContextItem
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.


itemType is null.

.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.