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AutomationElementCollection.Item Property

Gets the AutomationElement at the specified index.

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

public AutomationElement this[
	int index
] { get; }


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of the element in the collection.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.AutomationElement
The AutomationElement at the specified index.


A negative integer was specified for index, or index is greater than or equal to Count.

In the following example, the first element is retrieved from an AutomationElementCollection.

// desktopChildren is a collection of AutomationElement objects.
AutomationElement firstWindow;
    firstWindow = desktopChildren[0];
catch (IndexOutOfRangeException)
    Console.WriteLine("No AutomationElement at that index.");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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)

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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