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DependencyPropertyHelper.GetValueSource Method

Returns a structure that reports various metadata and property system characteristics of a specified dependency property on a particular DependencyObject.

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

public static ValueSource GetValueSource(
	DependencyObject dependencyObject,
	DependencyProperty dependencyProperty
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The element that contains the dependencyProperty to report information for.

Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

The identifier for the dependency property to report information for.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.ValueSource
A ValueSource structure that reports the specific information.

You should call this method in a context such that late participants in property value determination are able to act on a property. For instance, bindings may not be active on a property unless all participant elements in the element tree are loaded and the asynchronous binding is propagated, and the binding source object is connected. Similarly, resources including all necessary theme dictionaries should be available.

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