ActionDescription Property

Gets or sets a string that describes the primary method of manipulation for the Silverlight plug-in instance and/or its content from the user's viewpoint.

Cannot be used in XAML.
value = object.ActionDescription
object.ActionDescription = value

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A string that provides a description for the Silverlight plug-in instance and its content.

This property is read-write. The default is an empty string.


The ActionDescription property should be a verb or a short verb phrase that hints at possible interaction in the UI. For example, if the Silverlight content area serves the purpose of playing a video trailer, and then hooks up a Canvas-level mouse click event that navigates to a new HTML page, you might report the ActionDescription as "After the video plays, click here for more."

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