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I would like to do something like this:

<Style TargetType="Control">
  <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"></Setter>

Is this possible? It doesn't work this way...
I know I could write for every control something like the following:

<Style TargetType="{x:Type Button}" BasedOn="{StaticResource M<ControlBaseStyle}"/>

But I have 10 different controls and I don't really want to do this.

Any ideas?

Thank you!
Posted 22-Aug-12 4:18am

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Solution 1

You can't do this, but you can create one style and then use it for other controls.

If you have the following Style
<Style x:Key="ControlBaseStyle" TargetType="{x:Type Control}">
    <Setter Property="Margin" Value="50" />

You can target all Buttons for instance

<Style TargetType="{x:Type Button}" BasedOn="{StaticResource ControlBaseStyle}"/>

You still need to add the style for each control type, but you can make it so the actual style is only there once.
NeonMika at 22-Aug-12 9:26am
Okay, so I have to write down the "tree". Thanks for your answer, 5*.
Christian Graus at 22-Aug-12 9:27am
glad to help :-)

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