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Visual3D.TransformToAncestor Method (Visual3D)


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Returns a transform that can be used to transform coordinates from this Visual3D object to the specified Visual3D ancestor of the object.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Media.Media3D
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public GeneralTransform3D TransformToAncestor(
	Visual3D ancestor


Type: System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Visual3D

The Visual3D to which the coordinates are transformed.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Media3D.GeneralTransform3D

A GeneralTransform3D object; or null, if the transform cannot be created.

Exception Condition

ancestor is null.


The specified ancestor object is not an ancestor of this object.


The Visual3D objects are not related.

The TransformToAncestor method is introduced in .NET Framework version 3.5. For more information, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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