FrameworkContentElement.SetBinding Method (DependencyProperty, BindingBase)


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Attaches a binding to this element, based on the provided binding object.

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

public BindingExpressionBase SetBinding(
	DependencyProperty dp,
	BindingBase binding


Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

Identifies the bound property.

Type: System.Windows.Data.BindingBase

Represents a data binding.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Data.BindingExpressionBase

Records the conditions of the binding. This return value can be useful for error checking.

This method is a convenience method for calling BindingOperations.SetBinding, which passes the current instance as the DependencyObject.

The following example sets a binding on a Paragraph element, by creating a new Binding and setting the source to a newly built DateTime object.

DateTime myDataObject = new DateTime();
Binding myBinding = new Binding();
myBinding.Source = myDataObject;
introParagraph.SetBinding(Paragraph.TagProperty, myBinding);

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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