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DependencyObjectExtensionsTryFindAncestorT Method (DependencyObject)

Returns the first element in the ancestor list that implements the type of the type parameter.


Namespace:  TomsToolbox.Wpf
Assembly:  TomsToolbox.Wpf (in TomsToolbox.Wpf.dll)
public static T TryFindAncestor<T>(
	this DependencyObject self
where T : class


Type: System.WindowsDependencyObject
The starting element.


Type Parameters

The type of element to return.

Return Value

Type: T
The first element matching the criteria, or null if no element was found.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type DependencyObject. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
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