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AutomationPeer.GetNameCore Method

When overridden in a derived class, is called by GetName.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Automation.Peers
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
abstract GetNameCore : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string that contains the label.

You can think of this value as a string that users use to explain the control they are referring to. This property is used by tools such as Narrator to tell the user what the control is. For example, a button with a string "OK" should return "OK". A ListBox control that lets users select a color might return "Colors".

Make sure that you have assigned a name to all controls in the graphical user interface (GUI) so that accessibility tools such as screen readers can refer to each control in a localized manner.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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