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UIElement.XamlRoot Property


Gets or sets the XamlRoot in which this element is being viewed.

 property XamlRoot ^ XamlRoot { XamlRoot ^ get(); void set(XamlRoot ^ value); };
XamlRoot XamlRoot();

void XamlRoot(XamlRoot value);
public XamlRoot XamlRoot { get; set; }
var xamlRoot = uIElement.xamlRoot;
uIElement.xamlRoot = xamlRoot;
Public Property XamlRoot As XamlRoot

Property Value

The XamlRoot in which this element is being viewed. The default is null.

Windows requirements

Device family
Windows 10, version 1903 (introduced in 10.0.18362.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v8.0)


When a UIElement is first created, XamlRoot returns null. After it's parented to a live XAML object, it will return the same XamlRoot object as its parent. A common scenario for XamlRoot to be null is if you access the property from the constructor of your app.

Applies to