JournalOwnership Enumeration

JournalOwnership Enumeration


Specifies whether a Frame uses its own journal. JournalOwnership is used by the JournalOwnership property.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public enum JournalOwnership

Member nameDescription

Whether or not this Frame will create and use its own journal depends on its parent.


The Frame maintains its own journal.


The Frame uses the journal of the next available navigation host up the content tree, if available. Otherwise, navigation history is not maintained for the Frame.

When JournalOwnership is Automatic, the following behavior applies:


once a Frame creates its own journal, switching to Automatic has no effect.

The following example illustrates a Frame yielding journal management to a host NavigationWindow.

<Page xmlns="">

  <!-- Frame that uses its own journal -->
  <Frame JournalOwnership="OwnsJournal" Source="Page2.xaml" />


.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 3.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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