Gets the root AutomationElement for the current desktop.
Assembly: UIAutomationClient (in UIAutomationClient.dll)
When searching from the root element, be sure to specify Children in the scope of the search, not Descendants. A search through the entire subtree of the desktop could iterate through thousands of items and lead to a stack overflow.
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
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.