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TreeScope Enumeration

Contains values that specify the scope of elements within the UI Automation tree.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

public enum TreeScope

Member nameDescription
ElementSpecifies that the search include the element itself.
ChildrenSpecifies that the search include the element's immediate children.
DescendantsSpecifies that the search include the element's descendants, including children.
ParentSpecifies that the search include the element's parent. Not supported.
AncestorsSpecifies that the search include the element's ancestors, including the parent. Not supported.
SubtreeSpecifies that the search include the root of the search and all descendants.

These values are used to specify the scope in searching for elements, subscribing to events, and caching.

.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.