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AutomationElement.FromHandle Method

Retrieves a new AutomationElement object for the user interface (UI) item referenced by the specified window handle.

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

public static AutomationElement FromHandle(
	IntPtr hwnd


Type: System.IntPtr

The handle of the UI element.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.AutomationElement
An AutomationElement for the UI item identified by hwnd.

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