Gets the root AutomationElement for the current desktop.
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in UIAutomationClient.dll)
When searching from the root element, be sure to specify Children in the scope of the search, not Descendants. A search through the entire subtree of the desktop could iterate through thousands of items and lead to a stack overflow.
- 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, 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)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.