DependencyObjectType.FromSystemType Method (Type)


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Returns a DependencyObjectType that represents a given system (CLR) type.

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

public static DependencyObjectType FromSystemType(
	Type systemType


Type: System.Type

The system (CLR) type to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObjectType

A DependencyObjectType that represents the system (CLR) type.

Each DependencyObject maintains a DependencyObjectType property that returns a DependencyObjectType, but this requires having a particular DependencyObject instance. You can use this static utility method if you do not yet have a DependencyObject instance and require a DependencyObjectType.

The following example calls FromSystemType , creating a DependencyObjectType based on the type of the Window class.

DependencyObjectType dt =

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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