FocusManager.GetFocusedElement Method (DependencyObject)

 

Gets the element with logical focus within the specified focus scope.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

Public Shared Function GetFocusedElement (
	element As DependencyObject
) As IInputElement

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The element with logical focus in the specified focus scope.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.IInputElement

The element in the specified focus scope with logical focus.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

The FocusedElement is the element which has logical focus for a specific focus scope. This object may or may not have keyboard focus. Keyboard focus refers to the element that receives keyboard input. For more information on focus, keyboard focus, and logical focus, see the Input Overview.

If element is not a focus scope, this method will return null.

Use SetFocusedElement, to specify the element with logical focus within a specified focus scope.

The following example sets the element with logical focus by using the SetFocusedElement and it gets the element with logical focus by using the GetFocusedElement.

' Sets the focused element in focusScope1
' focusScope1 is a StackPanel.
FocusManager.SetFocusedElement(focusScope1, button2)

' Gets the focused element for focusScope 1
Dim focusedElement As IInputElement = FocusManager.GetFocusedElement(focusScope1)

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 5.0
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