DependencyObjectType Class
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DependencyObjectType Class

Implements an underlying type cache for all DependencyObject derived types.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)
XML Namespace:

public class DependencyObjectType
public class DependencyObjectType
public class DependencyObjectType
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

DependencyObjectType represents a specific underlying system (CLR) Type of a DependencyObject. DependencyObjectType is essentially a wrapper for the (CLR) Type so that it can extend some of its capabilities.

This class has no public constructor. Instances of this class can only be obtained through properties on other objects (such as DependencyObject.DependencyObjectType), or through the static method FromSystemType.


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 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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