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Window.GetWindow Method

Returns a reference to the Window object that hosts the content tree within which the dependency object is located.

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

public static Window GetWindow(
	DependencyObject dependencyObject


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The dependency object.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Window
A Window reference to the host window.


dependencyObject is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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.