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IUIAutomationElement::CachedControlType property

Retrieves a cached value that indicates the control type of the element.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


HRESULT get_CachedControlType(
  [out, retval]  CONTROLTYPEID *retVal
);

Property value

Type: CONTROLTYPEID*

The cached value that indicates the control type. For a list of control type IDs, see Control Type Identifiers.

Remarks

Control types describe a known interaction model for UI Automation elements without relying on a localized control type or combination of complex logic rules. This property cannot change at run time unless the control supports the IUIAutomationMultipleViewPattern interface. An example is the Win32 ListView control, which can change from a data grid to a list, depending on the current view.

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

See also

Reference
IUIAutomationElement
Automation Element Property IDs
CurrentControlType

 

 

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