SilverlightHost.InitParams Property

Gets the initialization parameters that were passed as part of HTML initialization of a Silverlight plug-in.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property InitParams As IDictionary(Of String, String)
public IDictionary<string, string> InitParams { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, String>
The set of initialization parameters, as a dictionary with key strings and value strings.

Remarks

The initialization parameters are passed as the initParams parameter when you embed the Silverlight plug-in in a Web page. For more information about hosting the plug-in, see Integrating Silverlight with a Web Page.

Initialization parameters are not available to out-of-browser applications. However, you can use isolated storage to save initialization parameters before a user installs an application for out-of-browser use. You can then retrieve the parameters from isolated storage when the application launches outside the browser. For more information, see How to: Specify and Retrieve Custom Initialization Parameters.

The input format of this parameter starts as a single string with individual parameters delimited using a comma (,), and keys delimited from values using an equal sign (=). For example, "key1=value1,key2=value2,key3=value3". The delimiters are processed so that this API can provide them as a dictionary.

You can also access the initialization parameters in an Application.Startup event handler through the StartupEventArgs.InitParams property and in an IApplicationService.StartService method implementation through the ApplicationServiceContext.ApplicationInitParams property.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Platforms

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