SetResourceReference Method

FrameworkElement.SetResourceReference Method (DependencyProperty, Object)


Searches for a resource with the specified name and sets up a resource reference to it for the specified property.

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

public void SetResourceReference(
	DependencyProperty dp,
	object name


Type: System.Windows.DependencyProperty

The property to which the resource is bound.

Type: System.Object

The name of the resource.

A resource reference is similar to the use of a DynamicResource Markup Extension in markup. The resource reference creates an internal expression that supplies the value of the specified property on a run-time deferred basis. The expression will be re-evaluated whenever the resource dictionary indicates a changed value through internal events, or whenever the current element is reparented (a parent change would change the dictionary lookup path).

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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