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VisualTreeHelper.GetParent Method

Returns a DependencyObject value that represents the parent of the visual object.

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

public static DependencyObject GetParent(
	DependencyObject reference
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The visual whose parent is returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The parent of the visual.

The value of reference can represent either a Visual or Visual3D object.

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