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ContentElement.CaptureStylus Method

Attempts to force capture of the stylus to this element.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
public bool CaptureStylus()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the stylus is successfully captured; otherwise, false.

Implements

IInputElement.CaptureStylus()

The default implementation based on the underlying default stylus device always returns true. However, if you are extending the input devices that provide the device implementation for the input system, it is possible to create a system with an alternative stylus device implementation that might return different results.

When an element captures the stylus, it receives stylus input even if the stylus is outside its bounds. The stylus is typically captured only during drag-and-drop operations.

Calling this method calls an underlying static Stylus method Capture. The actual capture behavior is implemented by the active stylus device implementation.

To be captured, an element must be enabled. Check whether IsEnabled is true return before you call CaptureStylus.

If calling CaptureStylus returns true, IsStylusCaptured is also true.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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