Canvas.GetZIndex Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets the value of the ZIndex attached property for a given object.

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

public static int GetZIndex(
	UIElement element


Type: System.Windows.UIElement
The object from which the property value is read.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The ZIndex value of the requested object. The maximum allowed value for ZIndex is Int16.MaxValue – 1 = 32766.

Objects with higher values for Canvas.ZIndex render on top of objects with a lower Canvas.ZIndex. The general effect of Canvas.ZIndex is to potentially override the default rendering order that is determined by the order of objects in a Canvas child collection.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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