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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()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.Provider.IRawElementProviderSimple[]
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 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