TryGetClickablePoint Method

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);

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

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