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Storyboard.Target Attached Property

Gets or sets the object that should be animated.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Animation
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

See GetTarget, SetTarget
<object Storyboard.Target="DependencyObject" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The object to animate.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The target object must be a dependency object.


The Target property is not serializable, because it can be set to any DependencyObject. There is no guaranteed that this object can be correctly referenced in XAML.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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