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RelativeSource.Mode Property

Gets or sets a RelativeSourceMode value that describes the location of the binding source relative to the position of the binding target.

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

Public Property Mode As RelativeSourceMode
For XAML information, see RelativeSource MarkupExtension.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Data.RelativeSourceMode
One of the RelativeSourceMode values. The default value is Nothing.


This property is immutable after initialization. Instead of changing the Mode on this instance, create a new RelativeSource or use a different static instance.

This property is read-only after initialization. If this property is not set explicitly, setting the AncestorType or the AncestorType and the AncestorLevel properties will implicitly lock this property value to FindAncestor.

.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.