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DependencyObjectType Class

Implements an underlying type cache for all DependencyObject derived types.

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

public class DependencyObjectType
You cannot directly create an instance of this 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0