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SelectionPattern.SelectionProperty Field

Identifies the property that gets the selected items in a container.

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

public static readonly AutomationProperty SelectionProperty

This identifier is used by UI Automation client applications. UI Automation providers should use the equivalent field in SelectionPatternIdentifiers.

This property is not present in SelectionPattern.SelectionPatternInformation and must be retrieved by using GetCurrentPropertyValue or GetCachedPropertyValue.

In the following example, a collection of AutomationElements representing the selected items in a selection container is obtained.

/// <summary>
/// Gets the currently selected SelectionItem objects from target.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="selectionContainer">
/// The current Selection container object.
/// </param>
private AutomationElement[] GetCurrentSelectionProperty(
    AutomationElement selectionContainer)
        return selectionContainer.GetCurrentPropertyValue(
            SelectionPattern.SelectionProperty) as AutomationElement[];
    // Container is not enabled
    catch (InvalidOperationException)
        return null;

.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.