ErrorContent Property
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ValidationError.ErrorContent Property


Gets or sets an object that provides additional context for this ValidationError, such as a string describing the error.

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

public object ErrorContent { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

An object that provides additional context for this ValidationError.

See the Example section for an example.

The following example shows a style trigger that creates a ToolTip that reports a validation error message. The Validation.Errors attached property returns a collection of ValidationError objects on the bound element.

<Style x:Key="textStyleTextBox" TargetType="TextBox">
  <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="#333333" />
  <Setter Property="MaxLength" Value="40" />
  <Setter Property="Width" Value="392" />
    <Trigger Property="Validation.HasError" Value="true">
      <Setter Property="ToolTip"
        Value="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource Self},

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