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I need to bind a TextBlock to a progress bar. I.e., the TextBlock should show the value of the progress bar, which is the progressbar.value property. I tried binding, but I guess I am doing it the wrong way as it does not work. Can anyone help me??

Posted 26-Jan-11 9:29am
Updated 26-Jan-11 11:18am
Christian Graus 26-Jan-11 15:47pm
Perhaps if you posted code, we could see how you're doing it. The obvious way is to just handle the event and set the text, but I would agree you should be able to do what you want in WPF.
roshini.johri 26-Jan-11 16:22pm
Actually what u said worked!! I was doing things in a more complicated manner! Sometimes the easiest methods are the most diff to find!! :D cheers
Christian Graus 26-Jan-11 17:23pm
Yeah, that was always going to work, but it's worth learning how to make binding work.

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Solution 1

It's fairly easy to bind a ProgressBar's Value property to a TextBox control's Text property.

Example Xaml:

<ProgressBar Value="{Binding X}"
     Height="28" HorizontalAlignment="Left"
     Margin="62,40,0,0" Name="progressBar"
     VerticalAlignment="Top" Width="332" />
<TextBox Text="{Binding ElementName=progressBar, Path=Value}"
     Height="23" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Margin="62,86,0,0"
     Name="textBox" VerticalAlignment="Top" Width="120" />

Note: TextBlock would work the same as TextBox (since you asked for TextBlock in your question).

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