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.GetMetadata Method (Type)
Returns the metadata for this dependency property as it exists on a specified existing type.
public PropertyMetadata GetMetadata(
Parameters forType Type: System .Type The specific type from which to retrieve the dependency property metadata.
Specifying either the type or an object reference to use as type is necessary because the metadata can vary from the original registration due either to
or AddOwner calls that alter the metadata of the dependency property as it exists on a type. OverrideMetadata
The following example gets metadata for a dependency property based on its type. The type is obtained by using a
pm = MyStateControl.StateProperty.GetMetadata( typeof(MyStateControl));
Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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.