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TreeWalker.GetParent Method

Retrieves the parent element of the specified AutomationElement.

Name Description
TreeWalker.GetParent (AutomationElement) Retrieves the parent element of the specified AutomationElement.
TreeWalker.GetParent (AutomationElement, CacheRequest) Retrieves the parent element of the specified AutomationElement and caches properties and patterns.

The structure of the AutomationElement tree changes as the visible user interface (UI) elements on the desktop change. It is not guaranteed that an element returned as the parent element will be returned as the parent on subsequent passes.

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