Grid.GetColumnSpan Method

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Gets the value of the Grid.ColumnSpan attached property from the specified FrameworkElement.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Shared Function GetColumnSpan ( _
    element As FrameworkElement _
) As Integer
public static int GetColumnSpan(
    FrameworkElement element


Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The value of the Grid.ColumnSpan attached property.


Call GetColumnSpan to determine the number of columns that an element's layout slot fills.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


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