ContentPresenter.ContentTemplate Property

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Gets or sets the template that is used to display the content of the control.

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


Public Property ContentTemplate As DataTemplate
public DataTemplate ContentTemplate { get; set; }
<ContentPresenter ContentTemplate="{Binding}"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.DataTemplate
A DataTemplate that defines the visualization of the content. The default is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


Dependency property identifier field: ContentTemplateProperty

The XAML usage shown is the necessary when a ContentPresenter is part of a DataTemplate. When a ContentPresenter is part of a ControlTemplate, you do not need to template bind the ContentTemplate property.

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.