Commanding within DataTemplates in MVVM!

A quick post about setting commands within DataTemplates when using the MVVM pattern!

When you are inside a DataTemplate the DataContext is changed to the  the current item, so to access the command you will need to use the “relative source”

Something like

 <Button Content="Delete" Width="Auto" 
Command="{Binding DataContext.RemoveCommand, 
RelativeSource={RelativeSource FindAncestor,
 AncestorType={x:Type ItemsControl}}}" 

Hope this real quick note helps save you some time!!

Until next time!


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