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ButtonBase.Command Property

Gets or sets the command to invoke when this button is pressed.

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

public ICommand Command { get; set; }
<object Command="commandName"/>

XAML Values


The command to invoke when this button is pressed.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.ICommand
A command to invoke when this button is pressed. The default value is null.



Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


This property is used to associate a command with a particular button instance.

In Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML), this property is most often set to be a static command value from one of the existing command libraries, such as ApplicationCommands or NavigationCommands. For details, see Commanding Overview or ICommand.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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