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DependencyObject Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the DependencyObject class.

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

protected DependencyObject()

This constructor exists so that DependencyObject can be used as an extension point and base class. Typically you would use a class such as Control as a base class instead, rather than DependencyObject, but for certain advanced scenarios extending DependencyObject is more appropriate.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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