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KeyboardNavigation.DirectionalNavigation Attached Property

Gets or sets the directional navigation behavior for the children of the element that this property is set on.

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

See GetDirectionalNavigation, SetDirectionalNavigation
<object KeyboardNavigation.DirectionalNavigation="KeyboardNavigationMode" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.KeyboardNavigationMode
How the container will move the focus when directional navigation occurs. The default value is Continue.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


Directional navigation is invoked by using the arrow keys.

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