TreeWalker::GetLastChild Method (AutomationElement^, CacheRequest^)


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Retrieves the last child element of the specified AutomationElement and caches properties and patterns.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Automation
Assembly:  UIAutomationClient (in UIAutomationClient.dll)

AutomationElement^ GetLastChild(
	AutomationElement^ element,
	CacheRequest^ request


Type: System.Windows.Automation::AutomationElement^

The element from which to retrieve the last child.

Type: System.Windows.Automation::CacheRequest^

A cache request object specifying properties and patterns on the returned AutomationElement to cache.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation::AutomationElement^

The last element, or a null reference (Nothing in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET) if there is no such element.

An AutomationElement can have additional child elements that do not match the current view condition and thus are not returned when navigating the element tree.

The structure of the AutomationElement tree changes as the visible user interface (UI) elements on the desktop change. It is not guaranteed that an element returned as the last child element will be returned as the last child on subsequent passes.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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