Event Property
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EventSetter.Event Property

 

Gets or sets the particular routed event that this EventSetter responds to.

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

public RoutedEvent Event { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.RoutedEvent

The identifier field of the routed event.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

Attempted to set this property on a sealed EventSetter .

You cannot set this property once the style containing the EventSetter is in use and thus is sealed. If you set this property in code and there is the possibility that the style is in use, check the value of the IsSealed property on the EventSetter instance before you attempt to set Event.

The following example sets the Event property as part of an EventSetter in a markup style.

<StackPanel
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  x:Class="SDKSample.EventOvw2"
  Name="dpanel2"
  Initialized="PrimeHandledToo"
>
  <StackPanel.Resources>
    <Style TargetType="{x:Type Button}">
      <EventSetter Event="Click" Handler="b1SetColor"/>
    </Style>
  </StackPanel.Resources>
  <Button>Click me</Button>
  <Button Name="ThisButton" Click="HandleThis">
    Raise event, handle it, use handled=true handler to get it anyway.
  </Button>
</StackPanel>

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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