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AutomationElement.AcceleratorKeyProperty Field

Identifies the AcceleratorKey property.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared ReadOnly AcceleratorKeyProperty As AutomationProperty
'Usage
Dim value As AutomationProperty 

value = AutomationElement.AcceleratorKeyProperty

This identifier is used by UI Automation client applications. UI Automation providers should use the equivalent identifier in AutomationElementIdentifiers.

This property can also be retrieved from the Current or Cached properties.

Accelerator key combinations invoke an action. For example, CTRL+O is often used to invoke the Open file common dialog box. An AutomationElement that has the accelerator key property set always implements the InvokePattern class.

Return values of the property are of type String. The default value for the property is an empty string.

The following example retrieves the current value of the property. The default value is returned if the element does not provide one.

Dim acceleratorKey As String = _
    CStr(autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.AcceleratorKeyProperty))

The following example retrieves the current value of the property, but specifies that if the element itself does not provide a value for the property, NotSupported is to be returned instead of a default value.

Dim acceleratorKeyString As String 
Dim acceleratorKeyNoDefault As Object = autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.AcceleratorKeyProperty, True)
If acceleratorKeyNoDefault Is AutomationElement.NotSupported Then 
    ' TODO Handle the case where you do not wish to proceed using the default value. 
Else
    acceleratorKeyString = CStr(acceleratorKeyNoDefault)
End If

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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