TextPatternRange.FindText Method (String, Boolean, Boolean)


Returns a text range subset that contains the specified text.

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

member FindText : 
        text:string *
        backward:bool *
        ignoreCase:bool -> TextPatternRange


Type: System.String

The text string to search for.

Type: System.Boolean

true if the last occurring text range should be returned instead of the first; otherwise false.

Type: System.Boolean

true if case should be ignored; otherwise false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.Text.TextPatternRange

A text range matching the specified text; otherwise null (Nothing in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET). 

There is no differentiation between hidden and visible text. UI Automation clients can use IsHiddenAttribute to check text visibility.


Use DocumentRange to search the entire document.

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.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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