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TextUnit Enumeration

Represents pre-defined units of text for the purposes of navigation within a document.

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

public enum TextUnit

Member nameDescription
CharacterSpecifies that the text unit is one character in length.
FormatSpecifies that the text unit is the length of a single, common format specification, such as bold, italic, or similar.
WordSpecifies that the text unit is one word in length.
LineSpecifies that the text unit is one line in length.
ParagraphSpecifies that the text unit is one paragraph in length.
PageSpecifies that the text unit is one document-specific page in length.
DocumentSpecifies that the text unit is an entire document in length.

Any method using TextUnit will deprecate up to the next supported TextUnit if the given TextUnit is not supported by the control.

The order, from smallest unit to largest, is listed below.

  • Character

  • Format

  • Word

  • Line

  • Paragraph

  • Page

  • Document

.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.