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Window.Hide Method

Makes a window invisible.

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

public void Hide ()
public void Hide ()
public function Hide ()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Exception typeCondition


Hide is called on a window that is closing (Closing) or has been closed (Closed).

A window is not closed when it is hidden, and neither Closing nor Closed events are raised. Instead, its Visibility property is set to Hidden.

If a window is the application's MainWindow, and the application's ShutdownMode is OnMainWindowClose, the application will not shutdown. Likewise, the application will not shutdown if a window is the only window, and the application's shutdown mode is OnLastWindowClose.

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