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UI Automation Support for Standard Controls

This topic contains information about Microsoft UI Automation support for standard controls in applications developed for Microsoft Win32.

Most Win32 controls are exposed to UI Automation through client-side providers. Full support is provided only for controls from version 6 of ComCtrl32.dll (available with Windows XP and later).

The supported controls are listed in the following table, which includes class names and control types.

Class Name Control Type
Button Button
Button RadioButton
Button Group
Button CheckBox
Button Hyperlink
Button SplitButton
Button CheckBox
ComboBoxEx32 ComboBox
ComboBox ComboBox
Edit Document
Edit Edit
SysLink Hyperlink
Static Text
Static Image
SysIPAddress32 Custom
SysHeader32 Header/HeaderItem
SysListView32 DataGrid
SysListView32 List
ListBox List
ListBox ListItem
#32768 Menu
#32768 MenuItem
msctls_progress32 ProgressBar
RichEdit Document. See note.
RichEdit20A Document
RichEdit20W Document
RichEdit50W Document
ScrollBar Slider
msctls_trackbar32 Slider
msctls_updown32 Spinner
msctls_statusbar32 StatusBar
SysTabControl32 Tab
SysTabControl32 TabItem
ToolbarWindow32 ToolBar
ToolbarWindow32 MenuItem
ToolbarWindow32 Button
ToolbarWindow32 CheckBox
ToolbarWindow32 RadioButton
ToolbarWindow32 Separator
tooltips_class32 ToolTip
#32774 ToolTip
ReBarWindow32 Toolbar
SysTreeView32 Tree
SysTreeView32 TreeItem
Note  The RichEdit control is supported only for versions shipped with Windows Vista (in RichEd20.dll version 3.1 and later, and MsftEdit.dll version 4.1 and later).

The controls listed in the following table are not supported.

Class Name Control Type
SysAnimate32 Image
SysPager Spinner
SysDateTimePick32 Custom
SysMonthCal32 Calendar
MS_WINNOTE Tooltip
VBBubble Tooltip
ScrollBar (when used as a standalone control) Slider
SuperGrid Custom

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