Header Property

HeaderedItemsControl.Header Property


Gets or sets the item that labels the control.

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

public object Header { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

An object that labels the HeaderedItemsControl. The default is null. A header can be a string or a UIElement.

Because the Header property is of type Object, there are no restrictions on what you can put in the Header. The Header is displayed by a ContentPresenter, which is in the HeaderTemplate of the HeaderedItemsControl. For more information about how the ContentPresenter displays the Header, see ContentPresenter.

<object Header="headerString"/>

    <UIElement />


The string to use as a heading.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The following example shows how to create and use a header template to specify the appearance of the header.

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