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TextPatternRange Class

Represents a span of continuous text in a TextPattern container.

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

public class TextPatternRange

A TextPatternRange can represent an insertion point, a subset, or all of the text in a TextPattern container.

A TextPatternRange will become invalid if one of the following occurs: the text in the TextPattern container changes because of some user activity, or the SetValue method of ValuePattern is used to programmatically change the value of the text in the TextPattern container.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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