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AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.ControlType Property

Gets the ControlType of the element.

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

public ControlType ControlType { get; }

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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