Transfer data from a child window to a parent window
The easiest way I have found to pass data from a child window to a parent window
is to use an application wide property. This property is an object, and is not the
most elegant form to pass data from a child window to a parent, but it's the least
amount of programming. The best way to do this is using get and set accessor properties.
Create a main window (mainWindow)
Create a child window (in this case, Password)
In the main window, the child window must be shown, say, within a button click.
This window would have a button to do something, in this case, it's to delete a
record from the database.
private void btnDelete_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
Password passwordentry = new Password();
if (Application.Current.Properties["PassGate"].ToString() == "mypassword")
Code, or call to delete the record;
Application.Current.Properties["PassGate"] = "";
In the child window (Password), the property for the application is set using a
textbox. This is a simple window that has a textbox called PasswordTextBox and a
couple of buttons, like Accept and Cancel.
private void AcceptButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
Application.Current.Properties["PassGate"] = PasswordTextBox.Text;