Identifies the type of a user interface (UI) control.
Assembly: UIAutomationTypes (in UIAutomationTypes.dll)
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)
Returns the hash code for this UI Automation identifier.(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier.)
Retrieves the pattern identifiers that are not supported by the control type.
Retrieves an array of sets of required patterns.
Retrieves an array of the required property identifiers (IDs) for this control type.
Retrieves athat encapsulates a specified numerical identifier.
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Identifies a button control.
Identifies a calendar control, such as a date-picker.
Identifies a check box control.
Identifies a combo box control.
Identifies a control that is not one of the defined control types.
Identifies a data grid control.
Identifies a data item control.
Identifies a document control.
Identifies an edit control, such as a text box.
Identifies a group control, which acts as a container for other controls.
Identifies a header control, which is a container for the labels of rows and columns of information.
Identifies a header item, which is the label for a row or column of information.
Identifies a hyperlink control.
Identifies an image control.
Identifies a list control, such as a list box.
Identifies a list item control, which is a child item of a list control.
Identifies a menu control, such as a top-level menu in an application window.
Identifies a menu bar control, which generally contains a set of top-level menus.
Identifies a menu item control.
Identifies a pane control.
Identifies a progress bar control, which visually indicates the progress of a lengthy operation.
Identifies a radio button control, which is a selection mechanism allowing exactly one selected item in a group.
Identifies a scroll bar control, such as a scroll bar in an application window.
Identifies a separator, which creates a visual division in controls like menus and toolbars.
Identifies a slider control.
Identifies a spinner control.
Identifies a split button, which is a button that performs a default action and can also expand to a list of other possible actions.
Identifies a status bar control.
Identifies a tab control.
Identifies a tab item control, which represents a page of a tab control.
Identifies a table.
Identifies an edit control, such as a text box or rich text box.
Identifies the control in a scrollbar that can be dragged to a different position.
Identifies the caption bar on a window.
Identifies a toolbar, such as the control that contains a set of command buttons in an application window.
Identifies a tooltip control, an informational window that appears as a result of moving the pointer over a control or sometimes when tabbing to a control using the keyboard.
Identifies a tree control.
Identifies a node in a TreeItem control.
Identifies a window frame, which contains child objects.
This class contains static fields, which are themselves Custom type for controls that do not match one of the defined types.objects, to identify the standard types of controls. There is also a
The only case where a control's control type might change at run time is where the control supports MultipleViewPattern. An example is the Win32 list view, which can be a DataGrid or List, depending on the current view.
Control types do not have a one-to-one equivalence to control patterns. A control can be of only one type, but it may support multiple patterns or no patterns at all, depending on its specific functionality.
For detailed information on the various control types, see UI Automation Control Types.
Available since 3.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.