FocusManager.FocusedElement Attached Property

Determines whether the element this property is attached to has logical focus.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

See GetFocusedElement, SetFocusedElement
<object FocusManager.FocusedElement="IInputElement" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.IInputElement
The element with logical focus. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Identifier field

FocusedElementProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

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.

GetFocusedElement and SetFocusedElement can be used to get and set the focused element within the specified focus scope.

The following example shows how to make a Button the focused element.

<StackPanel FocusManager.FocusedElement="{Binding ElementName=firstButton}">
  <Button Name="firstButton" />
</StackPanel>

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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