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AutomationProperties.GetAutomationId Method

Gets the value of the AutomationProperties.AutomationId attached property for the specified DependencyObject.

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

public static string GetAutomationId(
	DependencyObject element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The DependencyObject to check.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The UI Automation identifier for the specified element.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

element is invalid value.

ArgumentNullException

element is null.

If the AutomationId property is not set as a specific value, this method returns the same value as the Name property value.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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