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InvokePattern Class

Represents controls that initiate or perform a single, unambiguous action and do not maintain state when activated.

System.Object
  System.Windows.Automation.BasePattern
    System.Windows.Automation.InvokePattern

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

public class InvokePattern : BasePattern

The InvokePattern type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeFrees resources and performs other cleanup operations before the object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from BasePattern.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodInvokeSends a request to activate a control and initiate its single, unambiguous action.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberInvokedEventIdentifies the event raised when a control is invoked or activated.
Public fieldStatic memberPatternIdentifies the InvokePattern control pattern.
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Controls support InvokePattern if the same behavior is not exposed through another control pattern. For example, if the Invoke method on a control performs the same action as the Expand or Collapse method, the control will not support InvokePattern.

UI Automation elements that represent controls such as check boxes and radio buttons, which maintain a state, instead support TogglePattern or SelectionItemPattern.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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