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Static Text

Static text controls provide a convenient way to display text on dialog boxes and other windows. Static text controls often serve as labels for other controls.

The window class name for a static text control is "STATIC".

Supported Properties and Methods

accHitTest
accLocation
accNavigate
accSelect
get_accChild
get_accChildCount
The ChildCount property is zero.
get_accDescription
get_accFocus
get_accHelp
get_accHelpTopic
get_accKeyboardShortcut
The KeyboardShortcut property is the access key, which is the underlined character in the text that activates the control associated with the static text. The returned string contains the access key character appended to the string "Alt+".
get_accName
The Name property is the same as the text in the static text control.
get_accParent
The Parent property is a window (ROLE_SYSTEM_WINDOW) that surrounds the control and has the same Name property and window class name as the control.
get_accRole
The Role property is ROLE_SYSTEM_STATICTEXT.
get_accState
The State property is a combination of one or more of the following values:

STATE_SYSTEM_READONLY | STATE_SYSTEM_INVISIBLE

Events Generated

None

Remarks

The accSelect method returns DISP_E_MEMBERNOTFOUND when it is called with SELFLAG_TAKEFOCUS on a static text object.

Static controls with the SS_ICON style return invalid data in the Name property.

See Also

IAccessible Interface

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