GetPattern Method
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TextBoxAutomationPeer.GetPattern Method

Gets the control pattern for the TextBox that is associated with this TextBoxAutomationPeer.

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

public override Object GetPattern(
	PatternInterface patternInterface


Type: System.Windows.Automation.Peers.PatternInterface
A value from the enumeration.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object that supports the control pattern if patternInterface is a supported value; otherwise, null.

The following table describes what the GetPattern method returns when depending on the value of patternInterface:

The value of patternInterface

The return value


A reference to the current instance of the TextBoxAutomationPeer.


The ScrollViewerAutomationPeer for this TextBoxAutomationPeer.


An object that implements the ITextProvider interface.


An object that implements the ISynchronizedInputProvider interface.

.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.

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