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AlternationConverter.Values Property

Gets a list of objects that the AlternationConverter returns when an integer is passed to the Convert method.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public IList Values { get; }
<object>
  <IList .../>
</object>

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.IList
A list of objects that the AlternationConverter returns when an integer is passed to the Convert method.

When you use the AlternationConverter to bind a property to alternating values, the Values property contains the objects that are assigned to the property. For example, if you want items in a ListBox to have alternating blue and light blue backgrounds, you add a blue SolidColorBrush and a light blue SolidColorBrush to Values.

The following example creates a ListBox and uses two AlternationConverter objects to alternate the Background and FontStyle of the items.

<Grid>
  <Grid.Resources>
    <AlternationConverter x:Key="BackgroundConverter">
      <SolidColorBrush>Blue</SolidColorBrush>
      <SolidColorBrush>LightBlue</SolidColorBrush>
    </AlternationConverter>

    <AlternationConverter x:Key="FontStyleConverter">
      <FontStyle >Italic</FontStyle>
      <FontStyle >Normal</FontStyle>
    </AlternationConverter>

    <Style x:Key="alternatingWithBinding" TargetType="{x:Type ListBoxItem}">
      <Setter Property="Background" 
              Value="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource Self},
                     Path=(ItemsControl.AlternationIndex),
                     Converter={StaticResource BackgroundConverter}}"/>

      <Setter Property="FontStyle" 
              Value="{Binding RelativeSource={RelativeSource Self},
                     Path=(ItemsControl.AlternationIndex),
                     Converter={StaticResource FontStyleConverter}}"/>
    </Style>

  </Grid.Resources>

  <ListBox AlternationCount="2" ItemsSource="{StaticResource data}"
           ItemContainerStyle="{StaticResource alternatingWithBinding}"/>
</Grid>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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