IsNameScope Property

XamlType.IsNameScope Property

Gets a value that indicates whether this XamlType represents a XAML namescope, as per the XAML definition.

Namespace:  System.Xaml
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)

public bool IsNameScope { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this XamlType represents a XAML namescope; otherwise, false.

A XAML namescope enforces the name uniqueness of the property or properties used for x:Name / [name property]. If IsNameScope is true, some mechanism for enforcing uniqueness should exist and should evaluate from the perspective of this type owning a XAML namescope. The XAML namescope then extends to the content of the type until another XAML namescope-owning type is encountered.

This property aligns to the [is name scope] information item in the [MS-XAML] specification.

If you do not use the default internal CLR reflection technique for a XamlType, calls to this property can invoke LookupIsNameScope overrides on XamlType derived classes.

.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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