TreeWalker::GetParent Method (AutomationElement^)


Retrieves the parent element of the specified AutomationElement.

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

AutomationElement^ GetParent(
	AutomationElement^ element


Type: System.Windows.Automation::AutomationElement^

The element whose parent is to be returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation::AutomationElement^

The parent element, or a null reference (Nothing in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET) if the specified element is the root element in the tree, or if the parent element is not visible in the current view.

The following example shows GetParent being used to find the window element that contains a specified element.

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.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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