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TextPattern Class

Represents controls that contain text.

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

public class TextPattern : BasePattern

The TextPattern class may not provide for text features that exist only in a particular UI Automation provider. For these unique and often advanced features, the AutomationElement class provides methods for a UI Automation client to access the corresponding native object model.


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