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StatusBarItem Class

Updated: February 2009

Represents an item of a StatusBar control.

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

public class StatusBarItem : ContentControl

Content Model: StatusBarItem is a ItemsControl. Its content properties are Items and ItemsSource. For more information on the content model for StatusBarItem, see Controls Content Model Overview.

StatusBarItem objects are used to define items in a StatusBar control. A StatusBar is a horizontal area at the bottom of a parent window in which an application can display status information. A StatusBarItem can contain complex content, such as graphics and text, and can receive events. The StatusBar and StatusBarItem objects cannot receive keyboard focus.

Dependency properties for this control might be set by the control’s default style. If a property is set by a default style, the property might change from its default value when the control appears in the application. The default style is determined by which desktop theme is used when the application is running. For more information, see Themes.

The following example creates a StatusBar.

<StatusBar Name="sbar" 
           VerticalAlignment="Bottom" Background="Beige" >

    <TextBlock>Downloading File</TextBlock>
    <ProgressBar Width="100" Height="20"
        <EventTrigger RoutedEvent="ProgressBar.Loaded">
                From="0" To="100" Duration="0:0:5"  />
  <StatusBarItem HorizontalAlignment="Right">
    <Image Source="images\help.bmp" Width="16" Height="16"/>


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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




February 2009

Described how default styles change dependency properties.

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