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IValueProvider.Value Property

Gets the value of the control.

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

string Value { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value of the control as a string.

Single-line edit controls support programmatic access to their contents by implementing IValueProvider (in addition to ITextProvider). However, multi-line edit controls do not implement IValueProvider.

To retrieve the textual contents of multi-line edit controls, the controls must implement ITextProvider. However, ITextProvider does not support setting the value of a control.

IValueProvider does not support the retrieval of formatting information or substring values. Implement ITextProvider in these scenarios.

The following example shows an implementation of this method for a control that allows its value to be retrieved.


/// <summary>
/// Retrieves the value of the custom control.
/// </summary>
string IValueProvider.Value
{
    get
    {
        return controlValue;
    }
}


.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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