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Visual3D.TransformToDescendant Method

Returns a transform that can be used to transform coordinates from this Visual3D object to the specified Visual3D descent object.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Media3D
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

Public Function TransformToDescendant ( _
	descendant As Visual3D _
) As GeneralTransform3D


Type: System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Visual3D
The Visual3D to which the coordinates are transformed.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Media3D.GeneralTransform3D
A GeneralTransform3D object; or Nothing, if the transform from descendant to this object is non-invertible.


descendant is Nothing.


This object is not an ancestor of the specified descendant object.


The Visual3D objects are not related.

The TransformToDescendant method is introduced in .NET Framework version 3.5. For more information, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1

.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.