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How do you databind in WPF to a local variable

Posted on 2010-01-03
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In my code-behind, I have a variable

public class X
{
    private String foo;
}

What is needed in the class and the XAML form to make it data bound?

What is the binding syntax for the XAML?

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Hi,

Thanks for the information but neither article provided me specifically what I was looking for. In the end I found the following article which provided the details:

http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/Section/Windows-Presentation-Foundation-WPF-Data-Binding-with-C-2005.id-305562.html

I have included a snippet of what i did to get things working.
factory = new BookFactory();
factory.SelectedIndex = 0;

ObjectDataProvider provider = (ObjectDataProvider)FindResource("theBook");            
provider.ObjectInstance = factory;


<Window.Resources>
   <ObjectDataProvider  MethodName="GetTheBook"  x:Key="theBook"/>
</Window.Resources>

...
<TextBlock Height="23" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Margin="126,95,0,0" Name="textBlock1" 
Text="{Binding Source={StaticResource theBook},Path=Title}" 
       VerticalAlignment="Top" Width="270" />

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Both articles provided several good details on data bindings but where not complete and directly associated to the question. I did use them to find a 3rd article which had the specific information regarding the object data binder.
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