EventTrigger.RoutedEvent Property

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Gets or sets the name of the event that initiates the trigger.

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


Public Property RoutedEvent As RoutedEvent
public RoutedEvent RoutedEvent { get; set; }
<EventTrigger RoutedEvent="Loaded" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.RoutedEvent
The name or identifier of the event. See Remarks.


In XAML you specify this as a string. In code, pass the identifier (a RoutedEvent value.) The only supported value in Silverlight is Loaded/FrameworkElement.LoadedEvent.

See Remarks in EventTrigger regarding limitations on event triggers in Silverlight and which events can initiate a trigger.

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.