TemplateVisualStateAttribute.GroupName Property

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Gets or sets the name of the group that the state belongs to.

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


Public Property GroupName As String
public string GroupName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the group that the state belongs to.


States that share the same GroupName are mutually exclusive and are defined in a single VisualStateGroup in the ControlTemplate. For more information about defining VisualState objects in a ControlTemplate, see Customizing the Appearance of an Existing Control by Using a ControlTemplate.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

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


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.