VisualTreeHelper.GetParent(DependencyObject) Method

Definition

Returns a DependencyObject value that represents the parent of the visual object.

public:
 static System::Windows::DependencyObject ^ GetParent(System::Windows::DependencyObject ^ reference);
public static System.Windows.DependencyObject GetParent (System.Windows.DependencyObject reference);
static member GetParent : System.Windows.DependencyObject -> System.Windows.DependencyObject
Public Shared Function GetParent (reference As DependencyObject) As DependencyObject

Parameters

reference
DependencyObject

The visual whose parent is returned.

Returns

DependencyObject

The parent of the visual.

Exceptions

reference is null.

reference is not a Visual or Visual3D object.

Remarks

The value of reference can represent either a Visual or Visual3D object.

Applies to