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DependencyObjectType.FromSystemType Method

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

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

public static DependencyObjectType FromSystemType(
	Type systemType
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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 =

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