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TreeWalker.GetParent Method

Retrieves the parent element of the specified AutomationElement.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

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