AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.Name Property


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Gets the name of the element.

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

Public ReadOnly Property Name As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the user interface (UI) element.

The name of an element can be used to find the element in the UI Automation element tree when the AutomationId property is not supported on the element.

For more information, see NameProperty.

The following example shows how the Name property is retrieved.

''' <summary>
''' Handles ElementSelected events by showing a message.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="src">Object that raised the event; in this case, a list item.</param>
''' <param name="e">Event arguments.</param>
Private Sub OnSelect(ByVal src As Object, ByVal e As AutomationEventArgs)
    ' Get the name of the item, which is equivalent to its text.
    Dim element As AutomationElement = DirectCast(src, AutomationElement)
    If (element IsNot Nothing) Then
        Console.WriteLine(element.Current.Name + " was selected.")
    End If

End Sub 'OnSelect

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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