IRawElementProviderSimple.GetPatternProvider Method

Retrieves an object that provides support for a control pattern on a UI Automation element.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Automation.Provider
Assembly:  UIAutomationProvider (in UIAutomationProvider.dll)

Object GetPatternProvider(
	int patternId


Type: System.Int32

Identifier of the pattern.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
Object that implements the pattern interface, or null if the pattern is not supported.

The following example shows an implementation of GetPatternProvider for a provider that supports only InvokePattern.

/// <summary> 
/// Returns the object that supports the specified pattern. 
/// </summary> 
/// <param name="patternId">ID of the pattern.</param>
/// <returns>Object that implements IInvokeProvider.</returns> 
object IRawElementProviderSimple.GetPatternProvider(int patternId)
    if (patternId == InvokePatternIdentifiers.Pattern.Id)
        // Return an object that implements IInvokeProvider. 
        return myInvokePatternProvider;
        return null;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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