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Visual.FindCommonVisualAncestor Method

Returns the common ancestor of two visual objects.

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

'Declaration
Public Function FindCommonVisualAncestor ( _
	otherVisual As DependencyObject _
) As DependencyObject

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, Nothing.

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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