KeyboardNavigation.DirectionalNavigation Attached Property

Gets or sets the directional navigation behavior for the children of the element that this property is set on.

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

See GetDirectionalNavigation, SetDirectionalNavigation
<object KeyboardNavigation.DirectionalNavigation="KeyboardNavigationMode" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.KeyboardNavigationMode
How the container will move the focus when directional navigation occurs. The default value is Continue.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


Directional navigation is invoked by using the arrow keys.

.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.
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