UI Automation Support for the TitleBar Control Type
This topic provides information about Microsoft UI Automation support for the TitleBar control type. A title bar control represents a title or caption bar in a window.
The following sections define the required UI Automation tree structure, properties, control patterns, and events for the TitleBar control type. The UI Automation requirements apply to all title bar controls, whether Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Win32, or Windows Forms.
This topic contains the following sections.
- Required UI Automation Tree Structure
- Required UI Automation Properties
- Required UI Automation Control Patterns
- Required UI Automation Events
- Related Topics
The following table depicts the control view and the content view of the UI Automation tree that pertains to title bar controls and describes what can be contained in each view. For more information about the UI Automation tree, see UI Automation Tree Overview.
|Control View||Content View|
||Not applicable (the title bar control has no content)|
The following table lists the UI Automation properties whose value or definition is especially relevant to the TitleBar control type. For more information about UI Automation properties, see UI Automation Properties for Clients.
|UI Automation Property||Value||Notes|
|UIA_AcceleratorKeyPropertyId||""||The title bar control does not have an accelerator key.|
|UIA_AccessKeyPropertyId||""||The title bar control does not have an access key.|
|UIA_AutomationIdPropertyId||See notes.||The value of this property needs to be unique across all controls in an application.|
|UIA_BoundingRectanglePropertyId||See notes.||The value exposed by this property must include all of the controls contained within it.|
|UIA_ClickablePointPropertyId||See notes.||Supported if there is a bounding rectangle. If not every point within the bounding rectangle is clickable, and you perform specialized hit testing, then override and provide a clickable point.|
|UIA_ControlTypePropertyId||TitleBar||This value is the same for all UI frameworks.|
|UIA_HelpTextPropertyId||""||It is not necessary to expose help text for a title bar control.|
|UIA_IsContentElementPropertyId||FALSE||The title bar control is never included in the content view of the UI Automation tree.|
|UIA_IsControlElementPropertyId||TRUE||The title bar control is always included in the control view of the UI Automation tree.|
|UIA_IsKeyboardFocusablePropertyId||FALSE||A title bar control never has keyboard focus.|
|UIA_IsOffscreenPropertyId||Depends||A title bar control returns a value depending on whether it is visible on the screen.|
|UIA_LabeledByPropertyId||See notes.||A title bar control typically does not have a label.|
|UIA_LocalizedControlTypePropertyId||See notes.||Localized string corresponding to the TitleBar control type. The default value is "title bar" for en-US or English (United States).|
|UIA_NamePropertyId||""||A title bar is not content; its textual information is exposed on the parent window.|
The TitleBar control type is not required to support any control patterns. Its functionality is exposed through the Window control pattern on the Window control type.
The following table lists the UI Automation events that title bar controls are required to support. For more information on events, see UI Automation Events Overview.
|UI Automation Event||Notes|
|UIA_BoundingRectanglePropertyId property-changed event.||None|
|UIA_IsEnabledPropertyId property-changed event.||If the control supports the IsEnabled property, it must support this event.|
|UIA_IsOffscreenPropertyId property-changed event.||If the control supports the IsOffscreen property, it must support this event.|