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Binding.Path Property

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Gets or sets the path to the binding source property.

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


<TypeConverterAttribute(GetType(PropertyPathConverter))> _
Public Property Path As PropertyPath
public PropertyPath Path { get; set; }
<Binding Path="propertyPath"/>

XAML Values

  • propertyPath
    A string that describes a property on the binding source. This can be a simple property name, or a "dotted-down" property path to a sub-property. For details on the property path format, see Property Path Syntax.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.PropertyPath
The property path for the source of the binding. See PropertyPath or Property Path Syntax.


Exception Condition

The Binding has already been attached to a target element, and cannot be modified.


The path can be a direct property of the source object or sub-properties.

To set the data source to be the Source object, the path should be an empty string ("").

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.