SelectionItemPattern.Select Method ()

 

Deselects any selected items and then selects the current element.

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

public void Select()

The following example shows how to select an item in a container by specifying the text of the item.

///--------------------------------------------------------------------
/// <summary>
/// Selects a string item in a container.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="selectionContainer">The selection container.</param>
/// <param name="itemText">The text to select.</param>
/// <remarks>
/// This deselects any currently selected items. 
/// To add the item to the current selection in a multiselect list, 
/// use AddToSelection instead of Select.
/// </remarks>
///--------------------------------------------------------------------
public void SelectListItem(
    AutomationElement selectionContainer, String itemText)
{
    if ((selectionContainer == null) || (itemText == ""))
    {
        throw new ArgumentException(
            "Argument cannot be null or empty.");
    }

    Condition propertyCondition = new PropertyCondition(
        AutomationElement.NameProperty, 
        itemText, 
        PropertyConditionFlags.IgnoreCase);

    AutomationElement firstMatch = 
        selectionContainer.FindFirst(TreeScope.Children, propertyCondition);

    if (firstMatch != null)
    {
        try
        {
            SelectionItemPattern selectionItemPattern;
            selectionItemPattern = 
            firstMatch.GetCurrentPattern(
            SelectionItemPattern.Pattern) as SelectionItemPattern;
            selectionItemPattern.Select();
        }
        catch (InvalidOperationException)
        {
            // Unable to select
            return;
        }
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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