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TextUnit Enumeration

Represents pre-defined units of text for the purposes of navigation within a document.

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

public enum class TextUnit

Member nameDescription
CharacterSpecifies that the text unit is one character in length.
DocumentSpecifies that the text unit is an entire document in length.
FormatSpecifies that the text unit is the length of a single, common format specification, such as bold, italic, or similar.
LineSpecifies that the text unit is one line in length.
PageSpecifies that the text unit is one document-specific page in length.
ParagraphSpecifies that the text unit is one paragraph in length.
WordSpecifies that the text unit is one word in length.

Any method using TextUnit will deprecate up to the next supported TextUnit if the given TextUnit is not supported by the control.

The order, from smallest unit to largest, is listed below.

  • Character

  • Format

  • Word

  • Line

  • Paragraph

  • Page

  • Document

.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.

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