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AutomationElement.GetSupportedProperties Method

Retrieves the identifiers of properties supported by the element.

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

public AutomationProperty[] GetSupportedProperties()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.AutomationProperty[]
An array of supported property identifiers.

The returned array identifies all the properties supported by this element; however, it can also contain duplicate entries or properties that contain null or empty values. For most purposes it is better to use GetCurrentPropertyValue to determine whether a property is currently supported and to get its current value.

The following example shows how to retrieve the properties supported by an AutomationElement.

AutomationProperty[] properties = element.GetSupportedProperties();
foreach (AutomationProperty prop in properties)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.