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ISelectionProvider.GetSelection Method

Retrieves a UI Automation provider for each child element that is selected.

Namespace: System.Windows.Automation.Provider
Assembly: UIAutomationProvider (in uiautomationprovider.dll)

IRawElementProviderSimple[] GetSelection ()
IRawElementProviderSimple[] GetSelection ()
function GetSelection () : IRawElementProviderSimple[]
Not applicable.

Return Value

A collection of UI Automation providers.

A default empty array is returned by UIAutoCore.dll when the provider doesn't supply a value.

The following example shows one possible implementation of this method for a list box that supports only single selection.

/// <summary>
/// Returns the UI Automation provider for the selected list items.
/// </summary>
/// <returns>The selected items.</returns>
/// <remarks>
/// Because this is a single-selection list box, only one item is 
/// returned.
/// </remarks>
IRawElementProviderSimple[] ISelectionProvider.GetSelection()
    int index = OwnerListControl.SelectedIndex;
    return new IRawElementProviderSimple[] { GetProviderForIndex(index) };

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0