DependencyObjectExtensions.Ancestors Method
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DependencyObjectExtensionsAncestors Method

Returns an enumeration of the ancestor elements in the logical tree of this element.

[NotNull, ItemNotNull]

Namespace:  TomsToolbox.Wpf
Assembly:  TomsToolbox.Wpf (in TomsToolbox.Wpf.dll) Version: 1.0.72.0
Syntax
public static IEnumerable<DependencyObject> Ancestors(
	this DependencyObject self
)

Parameters

self
Type: System.WindowsDependencyObject
The starting element.

[NotNull]

Return Value

Type: IEnumerableDependencyObject
The ancestor list.

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).
Remarks
If the start element is not in the logical tree, this method return elements from the visual tree until the first element from the logical tree is found.
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