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AutomationIdentifier Class

Base class for types that identify control types, events, patterns, properties, and text attributes in UI Automation.

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

public class AutomationIdentifier : IComparable

The AutomationIdentifier type exposes the following members.

Public propertyIdGets the underlying numerical identifier.
Public propertyProgrammaticNameGets the registered programmatic name.

Public methodCompareToCompares this AutomationIdentifier with another AutomationIdentifier.
Public methodEqualsReturns a value indicating whether the supplied AutomationIdentifier is equivalent to this AutomationIdentifier. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this UI Automation identifier. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

The AutomationIdentifier class is effectively abstract, as it has no constructor and cannot be instantiated by applications.

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.