#27 – Class Hierarchy

When working with various classes and controls in WPF, it’s helpful to know the parent-child relationships between the classes.  The .NET Framework makes heavy use of inheritance, which means that many of the properties and methods of a control or class derive from another class higher up in the hierarchy.

Here is a view of the class hierarchy for a subset of the most common classes in WPF.  (Click on the image to see it full sized).

Click here for a more complete class hierarchy, in post #171.


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