Retrieves the specified pattern object on this AutomationElement.
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in UIAutomationClient.dll)
- Type: System.Windows.Automation::AutomationPattern
The identifier of the pattern to retrieve.
gets the specified pattern based on its availability at the time of the call.
For some forms of UI, this method will incur cross-process performance overhead. Applications can concentrate overhead by caching patterns and then retrieving them by using GetCachedPattern.
The following example shows how to use this method to retrieve a SelectionItemPattern, which is then used to select an item in a list box.
For often-repeated tasks such as the one in the example, it would be more efficient to cache the pattern and use GetCachedPattern.
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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