VisualTreeHelper.FindElementsInHostCoordinates Method (Point, UIElement)
May 11, 2014
Retrieves a set of objects that are located within a specified point of an object's coordinate space.
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
public static IEnumerable<UIElement> FindElementsInHostCoordinates( Point intersectingPoint, UIElement subtree )
- Type: System.Windows.Point
The point to use as the determination point.
- Type: System.Windows.UIElement
The object to search within.
You must specify some object for the subtree value to specify a frame of reference. If you want to use the most general frame of reference available (the entire content area of Windows Phone), use Application.RootVisual as the subtree input.
For most operations, you will generally be interested only in the first UIElement in the set, which is the element that is visually the topmost rendered element for the visual composition. Any other objects in the collection do not correspond to what would be reported as the source if the user tapped that point area (for instance the user tapped on an enabled and focusable control).
FindElementsInHostCoordinates is fundamentally similar to the HitTest methods in other frameworks.