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AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation Structure

Contains the property accessors used by the Cached or Current properties.

Namespace: System.Windows.Automation
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in uiautomationclient.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public struct AutomationElementInformation
public final class AutomationElementInformation extends ValueType
Not applicable.

The properties can be accessed directly from Cached and Current; you do not need to retrieve the AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation structure itself.

The properties in this structure can also be retrieved by using GetCurrentPropertyValue and GetCachedPropertyValue, using the corresponding identifiers from AutomationElement. For example, The AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.AcceleratorKey property is identified by the AutomationElement.AcceleratorKeyProperty field. More information about the individual properties is available on the reference pages for those identifiers; see the link in the Remarks section of each reference topic.

The following example shows how the Name property is retrieved from this structure.

/// <summary>
/// Handles ElementSelected events by showing a message.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="src">Object that raised the event; in this case, a list item.</param>
/// <param name="e">Event arguments.</param>
private void OnSelect(object src, AutomationEventArgs e)
{
    // Get the name of the item, which is equivalent to its text.
    AutomationElement element = src as AutomationElement;
    if (element != null)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(element.Current.Name + " was selected.");
    }
}

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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