Panel.Children Property

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Gets the collection of child elements of the panel.

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


Public ReadOnly Property Children As UIElementCollection
public UIElementCollection Children { get; }

XAML Values

  • oneOrMoreUIElements
    One or more object elements for objects that derive from UIElement.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.UIElementCollection
The collection of child objects. The default is an empty collection.


You can use implicit collection syntax in XAML to add items, or methods of the UIElementCollection in code to add items or otherwise adjust the existing collection.

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.