IValueProvider.SetValue Method

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Sets the value of a control.

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


Sub SetValue ( _
    value As String _
void SetValue(
    string value


  • value
    Type: System.String
    The value to set. The provider is responsible for converting the value to the appropriate data type.


Single-line edit controls support programmatic access to their contents by implementing IValueProvider. Controls must implement IValueProvider if the value of any of the items is editable, regardless of the current edit mode of the control. The parent control must also implement IValueProvider if the child items are editable.

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.