DataFormats.GetDataFormat Method (Int32)


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Returns a DataFormat object that defines a name and numeric ID for the specified data format. The desired data format is specified by numeric ID.

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

public static DataFormat GetDataFormat(
	int id


Type: System.Int32

The numeric ID of the data format to request a DataFormat object for.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DataFormat

A DataFormat object that contains the numeric ID and the name of the requested data format.

This method can also be used to register new formats. If the specified format cannot be found, it is automatically registered as a new data format.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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