How to bind to a WPF dependency property when the datacontext of the page is used for other bindings?

How to bind to a WPF dependency property when the datacontext of the page is used for other bindings? (Simple question)

Bind to a parent/sibling of current datacontext/source property in WPF

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Something="{Binding SomethingElse, ElementName=SomeElement}"

In code:

BindingOperations.SetBinding(obj, SomeClass.SomethingProperty, new Binding {
  Path = new PropertyPath(SomeElementType.SomethingElseProperty),  /* the UI property */
  Source = SomeElement /* the UI object */

Though usually you will do this the other way round and bind the UI property to the custom dependency property.

The datacontext of the element needed to be set.


<Window x:Class="WpfDependencyPropertyTest.Window1" x:Name="mywindow">
      <Label Content="{Binding Path=Test, ElementName=mywindow}" />


public static readonly DependencyProperty TestProperty =
                                    new FrameworkPropertyMetadata("Test"));
public string Test
   get { return (string)this.GetValue(Window1.TestProperty); }
   set { this.SetValue(Window1.TestProperty, value); }

Also see this related question:

WPF DependencyProperties