I’ve often had a need to check whether DependencyProperty holds its default value and surprisingly it is not as easy to find how to do that. So I present IsDefaultValue method:

public bool IsDefaultValue(DependencyObject targetObject, DependencyProperty dp)
    return System.Windows.DependencyPropertyHelper.GetValueSource(targetObject, _
       dp).BaseValueSource == BaseValueSource.Default;

And that’s it!

As bonus, if you look into the BaseValueSource enum you might find other interesting things 😉

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