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TextInputPanel.CurrentInputArea Property

Gets the current input area.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Ink.TextInput
Assembly:  Microsoft.Ink (in Microsoft.Ink.dll)

public PanelInputArea CurrentInputArea { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Ink.TextInput.PanelInputArea
The current input area.

The current input area is different from the default input area when the user has explicitly switched focus between areas, or if the default input area is unavailable due to an unsupported recognizer for the input language.

When the Tablet PC Input Panel is closed or hidden the current input area is reset to the default input area, unless the default state is Auto in which case the current Input Area is not reset and represents the last visible input area.

The following example demonstrates the use of CurrentInputArea. The tip object is an instance of TextInputPanel. The CurrentInputArea and DefaultInputArea values are used to set the TextBox.Text property of a TextBox, outputTextBox. CurrentInputArea and DefaultInputArea contain one of the PanelInputArea values.

outputTextBox.Text += "Current Input Area is " + tip.CurrentInputArea + Environment.NewLine;
outputTextBox.Text += "Default Input Area is " + tip.DefaultInputArea + Environment.NewLine;

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0