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FrameworkElement.FindName Method (String)


Finds an element that has the provided identifier name.

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

public object FindName(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the requested element.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The requested element. This can be null if no matching element was found.

If the element has child elements, these child elements are all searched recursively for the requested named element.

FindName operates within the current element's namescope. For details, see WPF XAML Namescopes.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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