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BindingExpression.DataItem Property

Gets the binding source object that this BindingExpression uses.

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

public Object DataItem { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The binding source object that this BindingExpression uses.

The following example shows the implementation of a Click event handler that uses the GetBindingExpression method to obtain the BindingExpression and then calls the DataItem property to access the binding source object.

The TextBlock SavingsText is the binding target object, and its Text property is the binding target property.


private void OnRentRaise(Object sender, RoutedEventArgs args)
{
  // Update bills
  System.Random random = new System.Random();
  double i = random.Next(10);
  BindingExpression bindingExpression =
    BindingOperations.GetBindingExpression(SavingsText, TextBlock.TextProperty);
  SDKSample.NetIncome sourceData = (SDKSample.NetIncome) bindingExpression.DataItem;
  sourceData.Rent = (int)((1 + i / 100) * (double)sourceData.Rent);
}


.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.

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