Canvas.SetZIndex Method

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Sets the value of the ZIndex attached property for a given object.

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


Public Shared Sub SetZIndex ( _
    element As UIElement, _
    value As Integer _
public static void SetZIndex(
    UIElement element,
    int value


  • element
    Type: System.Windows.UIElement
    The object to which the property value is written. The maximum allowed value for ZIndex is Int16.MaxValue – 1 = 32766.

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.