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HeaderedContentControl.Header Property

Gets or sets the data used for the header of each control. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Label)]
[BindableAttribute(true)]
public Object Header { get; set; }
<object>
  <object.Header>
    <Object .../>
  </object.Header>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Object
A header object. The default is null.

Identifier field

HeaderProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Content Model: This property is used to add content to the header of a HeaderedContentControl. For more information on the content model for HeaderedContentControl, see Controls Content Model Overview.

The following example creates two DataTemplate objects to specify the appearance of the Header and Content of the HeaderedContentControl.

<Style TargetType="HeaderedContentControl">
  <Setter Property="Template">
    <Setter.Value>
      <ControlTemplate TargetType="{x:Type HeaderedContentControl}">
        <StackPanel>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Stroke="{TemplateBinding Background}"/>
            <ContentPresenter ContentSource="Header"/>
          </Grid>
          <Grid>
            <Rectangle Fill="{TemplateBinding Background}"/>
            <ContentPresenter ContentSource="Content"/>
          </Grid>
        </StackPanel>
      </ControlTemplate>
    </Setter.Value>
  </Setter>
</Style>

<DataTemplate x:Key="titleText">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" 
             Foreground="Green" 
             FontSize="16" 
             FontWeight="Normal"
             FontStyle="Italic" 
             TextWrapping="Wrap"/>
</DataTemplate>

<DataTemplate x:Key="contentText">
  <TextBlock Text="{Binding}"
             Foreground="Brown"
             FontSize="12"
             FontWeight="Normal"
             FontFamily="Arial Narrow" 
             TextWrapping="Wrap"/>
</DataTemplate>


...


<HeaderedContentControl Name="hcontCtrl" Background="Beige" 
                        HeaderTemplate="{StaticResource titleText}" 
                        ContentTemplate="{StaticResource contentText}"
                        Header="This is the header."
                        Content="This is the content."/>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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