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Visual.FindCommonVisualAncestor Method (DependencyObject)


Returns the common ancestor of two visual objects.

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

public DependencyObject FindCommonVisualAncestor(
	DependencyObject 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, null.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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