MultipleViewPattern Class
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MultipleViewPattern Class

Represents controls that provide, and are able to switch between, multiple representations of the same set of information or child controls.

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

public class MultipleViewPattern : BasePattern

Examples of controls that can present multiple views include the list view (which can show its contents as thumbnails, tiles, icons, or details), Microsoft Excel charts (pie, line, bar, cell value with a formula), Microsoft Word documents (normal, Web layout, print layout, reading layout, outline), Microsoft Outlook calendar (year, month, week, day) and Microsoft Windows Media Player skins. The supported views are determined by the control developer and are specific to each control.


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

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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