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StaticExtension Class

Implements a markup extension that returns static field and property references.


Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public class StaticExtension : MarkupExtension

The StaticExtension type exposes the following members.

Public methodStaticExtension()Initializes a new instance of the StaticExtension class.
Public methodStaticExtension(String)Initializes a new instance of the StaticExtension class using the provided member string.

Public propertyMemberGets or sets a member name string that is used to resolve a static field or property based on the service-provided type resolver.
Public propertyMemberTypeGets or sets the Type that defines the static member to return.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodProvideValueReturns an object value to set on the property where you apply this extension. For StaticExtension, the return value is the static value that is evaluated for the requested static member. (Overrides MarkupExtension.ProvideValue(IServiceProvider).)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class is a markup extension implementation for {x:Static} in the .NET XAML services support of XAML language features. For XAML usage information, see x:Static Markup Extension.

You typically use static references to obtain static values from types, including from types that cannot be instantiated in XAML because the type is static. Common examples of cases where {x:Static} is useful include values that can be thought of as constants, such as fixed math values or unique keys for states. The static members being referenced do not have to come from specific framework assemblies associated with XAML schema context. You can map other assemblies and CLR namespaces for XAML usage and then can refer to static members of types in XAML using the prefix you mapped.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.