Information
The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location.

IUIAutomationTextPattern interface

Provides access to a control that contains text.

When to implement

UI Automation client applications do not implement IUIAutomationTextPattern.

Members

The IUIAutomationTextPattern interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IUIAutomationTextPattern also has these types of members:

Methods

The IUIAutomationTextPattern interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
GetSelection

Retrieves a collection of text ranges that represents the currently selected text in a text-based control.

GetVisibleRanges

Retrieves an array of disjoint text ranges from a text-based control where each text range represents a contiguous span of visible text.

RangeFromChild

Retrieves a text range enclosing a child element such as an image, hyperlink, Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or other embedded object.

RangeFromPoint

Retrieves the degenerate (empty) text range nearest to the specified screen coordinates.

 

Properties

The IUIAutomationTextPattern interface has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

DocumentRange

Read-only

Retrieves a text range that encloses the main text of a document.

SupportedTextSelection

Read-only

Retrieves a value that specifies the type of text selection that is supported by the control.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista, Windows XP with SP3 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Header

UIAutomationClient.h (include UIAutomation.h)

IDL

UIAutomationClient.idl

DLL

UIAutomationCore.dll

IID

IID_IUIAutomationTextPattern is defined as 32eba289-3583-42c9-9c59-3b6d9a1e9b6a

See also

Control Pattern Interfaces for Clients

 

 

Community Additions

Show:
© 2014 Microsoft