GetChild Method
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VisualTreeHelper.GetChild Method

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

Using the provided index, obtains a specific child object of the provided object by examining the visual tree.

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

public static DependencyObject GetChild(
	DependencyObject reference,
	int childIndex
)

Parameters

reference
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The object that holds the child collection.
childIndex
Type: System.Int32
The index of the requested child object in the reference child collection.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The child object as referenced by childIndex.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

Specified an invalid child index.

InvalidOperationException

reference is null, or is not a valid UIElement.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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