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AutomationElement.NameProperty Field

Identifies the Name property.

Namespace: System.Windows.Automation
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in uiautomationclient.dll)

public static readonly AutomationProperty NameProperty
public static final AutomationProperty NameProperty
public static final var NameProperty : AutomationProperty
Not applicable.

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.

Return values of the property are of type String. The default value for the property is an empty string.

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

string nameProp =
    autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.NameProperty) as string;

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.

string nameProp1;
object namePropNoDefault =
    autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.NameProperty, true);
if (namePropNoDefault == AutomationElement.NotSupported)
{
    nameProp1 = "No name.";
}
else
{
    nameProp1 = namePropNoDefault as string;
}

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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