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INameScope Interface

Defines a contract for how names of elements should be accessed within a particular namescope, and how to enforce uniqueness of names within that scope.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public interface INameScope
Interfaces cannot be used directly in XAML; see types that implement this interface.

This interface is implemented by the concrete class NameScope. Most namescope operations in WPF operate by using NameScope instances, but information is occasionally communicated internally by using INameScope references.

This interface is implemented by classes that have child elements that are intended to be reused, and must have unique namescopes so that there are no name collisions when those child elements are introduced to an application. Examples of such classes are Style and FrameworkTemplate. These implementations usually rely on the explicit versions of the interface methods available from the NameScope class.

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