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FrameworkElement.GetFlowDirection Method

Gets the value of the FlowDirection attached property for the specified DependencyObject.

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

Public Shared Function GetFlowDirection ( _
	element As DependencyObject _
) As FlowDirection
Dim element As DependencyObject 
Dim returnValue As FlowDirection 

returnValue = FrameworkElement.GetFlowDirection(element)
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Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The element to return a FlowDirection for.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.FlowDirection
The requested flow direction, as a value of the enumeration.

The main purpose of this method is to support attached property syntax for the FlowDirection property, therefore allowing child elements of a provided FrameworkElement to specify flow direction for the arrangement within their parent element. To get the value on the current FrameworkElement, use the direct common language runtime (CLR) accessor FlowDirection.

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