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AutomationProperties.GetHelpText Method

Gets the value of the AutomationProperties.HelpText attached property for the specified DependencyObject.

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

public static string GetHelpText(
	DependencyObject element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The DependencyObject to check.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The help text for the specified element.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

element is invalid value.

ArgumentNullException

element is null.

The returned string typically provides the same text that is provided by a tooltip for the control.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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