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Window.Activate Method

Attempts to bring the window to the foreground and activates it.

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

public bool Activate()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Window was successfully activated; otherwise, false.

The rules that determine whether the window is activated are the same as those used by the Win32 SetForegroundWindow function (User32.dll).

If the window is activated in a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application that is not the user's foreground application, Activated event is raised.

NoteNote:

This method cannot be called when a window is hosted in a browser.

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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