Binding.Mode Property

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

Gets or sets a value that indicates the direction of the data flow in the binding.

Namespace: System.Windows.Data
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.


Public Property Mode As BindingMode
public BindingMode Mode { get; set; }
<Binding Mode="bindingModeMemberName"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Data..::.BindingMode
One of the BindingMode values. The default is BindingMode..::.OneWay.


Exception Condition

The Binding has already been attached to a target element, and cannot be modified.


In OneWay or TwoWay bindings, the source object must implement INotifyPropertyChanged in order for the target to update when the source changes.


The following example demonstrates how to set the binding mode in XAML.

<TextBox x:Name="MyTextBox" Text="Text" Foreground="{Binding Brush1, Mode=OneWay}"/>

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


Binding Class

System.Windows.Data Namespace

Other Resources

Data binding for Windows Phone 8