Label.Target Property


Gets or sets the element that receives focus when the user presses the label's access key.

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

public UIElement Target { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.UIElement

The UIElement that receives focus when the user presses the access key. The default is null.

You can provide keyboard shortcuts to elements that don't support access keys by giving a Label an access key and setting this property. Assign an access key to a label by placing an underscore immediately before the character that acts as the access key. An access key can be specified in the Content property or by setting Content to an AccessText object.

You cannot use this property to define a UIElement. For example, the following compiles but is not functional: <object.Target><UIElement../></object.Target>. This property provides a reference to an element that is already defined in your application.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


<Label Target="nameOfExistingElement"/>


The name of UIElement that receives focus when the access key is pressed.

The following example shows how to set the Target property of a Label.

<TextBox Name="tb" Width="50"/>
<Label Target="{Binding ElementName=tb}">_File</Label>

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 3.0
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