GetFlowDirection Method

FrameworkElement.GetFlowDirection Method (DependencyObject)


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

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

public static FlowDirection GetFlowDirection(
	DependencyObject element


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.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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