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TemplateVisualStateAttribute.GroupName Property

Gets or sets the name of the group that the state belongs to.

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

public string GroupName { get; set; }
<object GroupName="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the VisualStateGroup that the state belongs to.

The GroupName property corresponds to the VisualStateGroup.Name property of a VisualStateGroup object. To specify what VisualStateGroup a VisualState belongs in, set the GroupName property.

The following example shows the class signature for the NumericUpDown control. This example specifies that the NumericUpDown control uses four visual states. Two states, named Positive and Negative, are in the VisualStateGroup named ValueStates. The other two states, name Focused and Unfocused, are in the VisualStateGroup named FocusedStates. For the entire example, see Creating a Control That Has a Customizable Appearance.


[TemplatePart(Name = "UpButtonElement", Type = typeof(RepeatButton))]
[TemplatePart(Name = "DownButtonElement", Type = typeof(RepeatButton))]
[TemplateVisualState(Name = "Positive", GroupName = "ValueStates")]
[TemplateVisualState(Name = "Negative", GroupName = "ValueStates")]
[TemplateVisualState(Name = "Focused", GroupName = "FocusedStates")]
[TemplateVisualState(Name = "Unfocused", GroupName = "FocusedStates")]
public class NumericUpDown : Control


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.
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