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AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.ControlType Property

Gets the ControlType of the element.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property ControlType As ControlType
'Usage
Dim instance As AutomationElement..::.AutomationElementInformation 
Dim value As ControlType 

value = instance.ControlType

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.ControlType
The interaction model for this element. The default value is Custom.

Control type describes a known interaction model for arbitrary UI Automation elements without relying on a localized control type or combination of complex logic rules.

The only case where this property can change at run time is for a control that supports MultipleViewPattern. An example is the Win32 ListView control, which can change from DataGrid to List, depending on the current view.

For more information, see ControlTypeProperty.

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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