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AutomationElement.IsContentElementProperty Field

Identifies the IsContentElement property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Automation
Assembly:  UIAutomationClient (in UIAutomationClient.dll)
public static readonly AutomationProperty IsContentElementProperty

This identifier is used by UI Automation client applications. UI Automation providers should use the equivalent identifier in AutomationElementIdentifiers.

This property can also be retrieved from the Current or Cached properties.

The content view of the UI Automation tree provides a view of the UI that only contains elements that represent data within the UI.

An element must be a control to be able to hold content.

Return values of the property are of type Boolean. The default value for the property is true.

The following example retrieves the current value of the property. The default value is returned if the element does not provide one.


bool isContent = (bool)
   autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.IsContentElementProperty);


The following example retrieves the current value of the property, but specifies that if the element itself does not provide a value for the property, NotSupported is to be returned instead of a default value.


bool isContent1;
object isContentNoDefault =
    autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.IsContentElementProperty, true);
if (isContentNoDefault == AutomationElement.NotSupported)
{
    // TODO Handle the case where you do not wish to proceed using the default value.
}
else
{
    isContent1 = (bool)isContentNoDefault;
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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