Content Property

ContentPresenter.Content Property


Gets or sets the data used to generate the child elements of a ContentPresenter.

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

public object Content { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

The data used to generate the child elements. The default is null.

When you place a ContentPresenter in the ControlTemplate of a ContentControl, it automatically displays the Content of the templated control. This means that if you set the TargetType of your ControlTemplate to be Button, the Content property of the ContentPresenter is implicitly bound to the Content of the Button that is using that ControlTemplate.

To set up bindings for the ContentPresenter properties, you may want to consider using the ContentSource property. The ContentSource property points to a property on the templated parent as well as aliases the associated template and template selector properties automatically.

Typically, you use TemplateBinding to bind this property value to a value on templated control. For XAML information, see TemplateBinding Markup Extension.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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