ButtonBase.Command Property

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

Gets or sets the command to invoke when this button is pressed.

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


Public Property Command As ICommand
public ICommand Command { get; set; }
<button Command="commandReference"/>

XAML Values

  • commandReference
    A reference to an ICommand implementation that describes the command logic. Typically this is done through a {Binding} reference to a data source, when using view-view model designs.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input..::.ICommand
The command to invoke when this button is pressed. The default is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


This property is used to associate a command with a particular button instance.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


ButtonBase Class

System.Windows.Controls.Primitives Namespace