Windows.UI.Xaml.Automation.Provider namespace

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Defines provider patterns that are implemented by automation peers and recognized by automation clients.

Members

The Windows.UI.Xaml.Automation.Provider namespace has these types of members:

Classes

The Windows.UI.Xaml.Automation.Provider namespace has these classes.

ClassDescription
IRawElementProviderSimple Provides methods and properties that expose basic information about a UI element. IRawElementProviderSimple is a Windows Runtime class, not an interface.

 

Interfaces

The Windows.UI.Xaml.Automation.Provider namespace defines these interfaces.

InterfaceDescription
IAnnotationProvider Exposes the properties of an annotation in a document. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Annotation.
IDockProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that expose their dock properties in a docking container. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Dock.
IDragProvider Enables a Microsoft UI Automation element to describe itself as an element that can be dragged as part of a drag-and-drop operation. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Drag.
IDropTargetProvider Enables a Microsoft UI Automation element to describe itself as an element that can receive a drop of a dragged element as part of a drag-and-drop operation. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.DropTarget.
IExpandCollapseProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that visually expand to display content and that collapse to hide content. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.ExpandCollapse.
IGridItemProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to individual child controls of containers that implement IGridProvider. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.GridItem.
IGridProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that act as containers for a collection of child elements. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Grid.
IInvokeProvider Exposes a method to support Microsoft UI Automation access to controls that initiate or perform a single, unambiguous action and do not maintain state when activated. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Invoke.
IItemContainerProvider Exposes a Microsoft UI Automation method to enable applications to find an element in a container, such as a virtualized list. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.ItemContainer.
IMultipleViewProvider Exposes methods and properties to support Microsoft UI Automation client access to controls that provide, and are able to switch between, multiple representations of the same set of information or child controls. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.MultipleView.
IObjectModelProvider Provides access to the underlying object model implemented by a control or app.
IRangeValueProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that can be set to a value within a range. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.RangeValue.
IScrollItemProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by Microsoft UI Automation client to individual child controls of containers that implement IScrollProvider. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.ScrollItem.
IScrollProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to a control that acts as a scrollable container for a collection of child objects. The children of this element must implement IScrollItemProvider. Implement IScrollProvider in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Scroll.
ISelectionItemProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to individual, selectable child controls of containers that implement ISelectionProvider. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.SelectionItem.
ISelectionProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that act as containers for a collection of individual, selectable child items. The children of this element must implement ISelectionItemProvider. Implement ISelectionProvider in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.SelectionItem.
ISpreadsheetItemProvider Provides access to information about an item (cell) in a spreadsheet.
ISpreadsheetProvider Provides access to items (cells) in a spreadsheet.
IStylesProvider Provides access to the visual styles associated with the content of a document.
ISynchronizedInputProvider Enables Microsoft UI Automation client applications to direct the mouse or keyboard input to a specific UI element.
ITableItemProvider Exposes methods and properties to support Microsoft UI Automation client access to child controls of containers that implement ITableProvider. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.TableItem.
ITableProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that act as containers for a collection of child elements. The children of this element must implement ITableItemProvider and be organized in a two-dimensional logical coordinate system that can be traversed (a Microsoft UI Automation client can move to adjacent controls, which are headers or cells of the table) by using the keyboard.
ITextChildProvider Provides access to a text-based control that is a child of another text-based control. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.TextChild.
ITextProvider Exposes methods and properties to support Microsoft UI Automation client access to controls that contain text. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Text.
ITextProvider2 Extends the ITextProvider interface to enable Microsoft UI Automation providers to expose textual content that is the target of an annotation or selection. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Text2.
ITextRangeProvider Exposes methods and properties to support Microsoft UI Automation client access to a span of continuous text in a text container that implements ITextProvider.
ITextRangeProvider2 Extends the ITextRange interface to enable Microsoft UI Automation providers to programmatically open context menus that are contextual to text input operations.
IToggleProvider Exposes methods and properties to support Microsoft UI Automation client access to controls that can cycle through a set of states and maintain a particular state. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Toggle.
ITransformProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls or elements that can be moved, resized, or rotated within a two-dimensional space. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Transform.
ITransformProvider2 Extends the ITransformProvider interface to enable Microsoft UI Automation providers to expose API to support the viewport zooming functionality of a control.
IValueProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that have an intrinsic value that does not span a range and that can be represented as a string. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Value.
IVirtualizedItemProvider Exposes a method to support the virtualized item control pattern. Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.VirtualizedItem.
IWindowProvider Exposes methods and properties to support access by a Microsoft UI Automation client to controls that provide fundamental window-based functionality within a traditional graphical user interface (GUI). Implement this interface in order to support the capabilities that an automation client requests with a GetPattern call and PatternInterface.Window.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Automation.Provider
Windows::UI::Xaml::Automation::Provider [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

 

 

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