Begin Method (FrameworkElement, FrameworkTemplate)

Storyboard.Begin Method (FrameworkElement, FrameworkTemplate)

Applies the animations associated with this Storyboard to their targets within the specified template and initiates them.

Namespace: System.Windows.Media.Animation
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public void Begin (
	FrameworkElement containingObject,
	FrameworkTemplate frameworkTemplate
public void Begin (
	FrameworkElement containingObject, 
	FrameworkTemplate frameworkTemplate
public function Begin (
	containingObject : FrameworkElement, 
	frameworkTemplate : FrameworkTemplate
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The object to which the specified frameworkTemplate has been applied. Animations without a TargetName will be applied to containingObject.


The template to animate.

If the targeted properties are already animated, they are replaced using the SnapshotAndReplace handoff behavior.

When this method is called, Clock objects are created for the storyboard and any timelines it contains. These clocks are stored with containingObject.

Beginning a storyboard triggers the CurrentStateInvalidated and CurrentGlobalSpeedInvalidated events.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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