How to communicate from UserControl to container object using Event

This sample is in WPF.

1. Add a button in WPF form.

2. Create a User Control with one button.

3. Create a class with event.



  publicdelegatevoidMyEventHandler(object sender, EventArgs e);

  publicstaticeventMyEventHandler ChangeText;

  publicstring str = “Change”;


  publicvoid OnChangeText(EventArgs e)


    ChangeText(this, e);




4. Add code to the button in User Control.

privatevoid button1_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)


  Class1 c1 = newClass1();

  EventArgs e1 = newEventArgs();




5. Add code to WPF form.

publicpartialclassMainWindow : Window



  public MainWindow()




    //ChangeText(this, new EventArgs());

    EventArgs e = newEventArgs();

    Class1.ChangeText += newClass1.MyEventHandler(ChangeTextHome);



  protectedvoid ChangeTextHome(object sender, EventArgs e)


    button1.Content = “Done”;




You can run now.


Download the sample project from sample file name is WpfAppParentObject.rar. My MSN ID is




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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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