GetPlacementTarget Method

ToolTipService.GetPlacementTarget Method (DependencyObject)


Gets the value of the PlacementTarget attached property for an object.

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

public static UIElement GetPlacementTarget(
	DependencyObject element


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The object from which the property value is read.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.UIElement

The object's PlacementTarget property value.

The following example shows how to get the value for the PlacementTarget attached property. The FindName method finds the object called ellipse2, which is an Ellipse.

UIElement target = new UIElement();
target = ToolTipService.GetPlacementTarget(

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