[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Gets or sets the name or path of the property that is displayed for each data item.
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.
Property ValueType: System.String
The name or path of the property that is displayed for each the data item in the control. The default is an empty string ("").
The following example creates a ListBox, which inherits from ItemsControl, and binds it to a collection of Customer objects. The example sets the DisplayMemberPathProperty to the LastName property of the customer. Therefore, the ListBox displays the following values:
The following example shows the Customer class and the collection that the ListBox is bound to.
Public Class Customer Private _firstName As String Private _lastName As String Private _address As String Public Property FirstName() As String Get Return _firstName End Get Set(ByVal value As String) _firstName = value End Set End Property Public Property LastName() As String Get Return _lastName End Get Set(ByVal value As String) _lastName = value End Set End Property Public Property Address() As String Get Return _address End Get Set(ByVal value As String) _address = value End Set End Property Public Sub New(ByVal firstName As String, ByVal lastName As String, ByVal address As String) Me.FirstName = firstName Me.LastName = lastName Me.Address = address End Sub End Class Public Class Customers Inherits ObservableCollection(Of Customer) Public Sub New() Add(New Customer("Michael", "Anderberg", "12 North Third Street, Apartment 45")) Add(New Customer("Chris", "Ashton", "34 West Fifth Street, Apartment 67")) Add(New Customer("Cassie", "Hicks", "56 East Seventh Street, Apartment 89")) Add(New Customer("Guido", "Pica", "78 South Ninth Street, Apartment 10")) End Sub End Class