FocusManager.GetFocusedElement Method

Gets the element with logical focus within the specified focus scope.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetFocusedElement ( _
	element As DependencyObject _
) As IInputElement

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The element with logical focus in the specified focus scope.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.IInputElement
The element in the specified focus scope with logical focus.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is Nothing.

The FocusedElement is the element which has logical focus for a specific focus scope. This object may or may not have keyboard focus. Keyboard focus refers to the element that receives keyboard input. For more information on focus, keyboard focus, and logical focus, see the Input Overview.

If element is not a focus scope, this method will return Nothing.

Use SetFocusedElement, to specify the element with logical focus within a specified focus scope.

The following example sets the element with logical focus by using the SetFocusedElement and it gets the element with logical focus by using the GetFocusedElement.


			' Sets the focused element in focusScope1
			' focusScope1 is a StackPanel.
			FocusManager.SetFocusedElement(focusScope1, button2)

			' Gets the focused element for focusScope 1
			Dim focusedElement As IInputElement = FocusManager.GetFocusedElement(focusScope1)


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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