NavigationWindow.ShowsNavigationUI Property

Gets or sets whether a NavigationWindow shows its navigation UI. This is a dependency property.

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

public bool ShowsNavigationUI { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_ShowsNavigationUI ()

/** @property */
public void set_ShowsNavigationUI (boolean value)

public function get ShowsNavigationUI () : boolean

public function set ShowsNavigationUI (value : boolean)

<object ShowsNavigationUI="bool" .../>

Property Value

true if the navigation UI is displayed; otherwise, false. The default is true.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


To aid back and forward navigation NavigationWindow automatically displays a navigation UI, which is shown in the following figure.

NavigationWindow application

Navigation UI is displayed whether or not a navigation has occurred.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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