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DependencyObjectExtensionsGetRootVisual Method

Gets the root visual for the item.


Namespace:  TomsToolbox.Wpf
Assembly:  TomsToolbox.Wpf (in TomsToolbox.Wpf.dll)
public static FrameworkElement GetRootVisual(
	this DependencyObject item


Type: System.WindowsDependencyObject
The item to find the root visual for.


Return Value

Type: FrameworkElement
The root visual.

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).
ArgumentExceptionThe item is not part of a valid visual tree.
If the item is inside a control that's embedded in a native or WindowsForms window, the root visual is not a Window.
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