UiaDisconnectAllProviders function

Releases all Microsoft UI Automation resources that are held by all providers associated with the calling process.

Syntax


HRESULT WINAPI UiaDisconnectAllProviders(void);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If this function succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Remarks

A provider application should use this function to release UI Automation resources before shutting down.

This function cannot be called in response to a call to the SendMessage function. An application cannot make outbound Component Object Model (COM) calls in response to a call to SendMessage, and releasing a provider is typically an outbound COM call. The UiaDisconnectAllProviders function returns RPC_E_CANTCALLOUT_ININPUTSYNCCALL if the function is called in response to a SendMessage call. You can use the InSendMessageEx function to determine whether a particular message is being handled in response to a SendMessage call. For more information, see BUG: RPC_E_CANTCALLOUT_ININPUTSYNCCALL Error When System Menu Is Shown in Taskbar on the MSDN Support website.

An application that calls UiaDisconnectAllProviders should not respond to a re-entrant WM_GETOBJECT message by returning a pointer to the provider that it is trying to disconnect. If the application tries to disconnect a provider, but then calls the UiaReturnRawElementProvider function with that same provider during the disconnect attempt, the provider might not be fully disconnected.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Header

UIAutomationCoreApi.h

Library

Uiautomationcore.lib

DLL

Uiautomationcore.dll

See also

Functions for Providers
UiaDisconnectProvider

 

 

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