Binding.Path Property

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

Gets or sets the path to the binding source property.

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


<TypeConverterAttribute(GetType(PropertyPathConverter))> _
Public Property Path As PropertyPath
public PropertyPath Path { get; set; }
<Binding Path="propertyPath"/>

XAML Values

  • propertyPath
    A string that describes a property on the binding source. This can be a simple property name, or a "dotted-down" property path to a sub-property.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows..::.PropertyPath
The property path for the source of the binding. See PropertyPath.


Exception Condition

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


The path can be a direct property of the source object or sub-properties.

To set the data source to be the Source object, the path should be an empty string ("").

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