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AutomationElement.TryGetClickablePoint Method

Retrieves a point within the element that can be clicked.

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

public bool TryGetClickablePoint(
	out Point pt


Type: System.Windows.Point%
When this method returns, contains the physical screen coordinates of a clickable point.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if there is a point that is clickable; otherwise false.

An AutomationElement is not clickable if it is completely obscured by another window.

The following example attempts to retrieve a clickable point on an AutomationElement.

// element is an AutomationElement.
System.Windows.Point pt;
bool clickable = element.TryGetClickablePoint(out pt);

.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.