Visual.FindCommonVisualAncestor Method

Returns the common ancestor of two visual objects.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public DependencyObject FindCommonVisualAncestor(
	DependencyObject otherVisual
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

otherVisual
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

A visual object of type DependencyObject.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The common ancestor of the visual object and otherVisual if one exists; otherwise, null.

2D and 3D objects can have common visual ancestors, so it is possible to pass a Visual3D for otherVisual.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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