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ValuePattern.ValueProperty Field

Identifies the Value property.

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

public static readonly AutomationProperty ValueProperty

This identifier is used by UI Automation client applications. UI Automation providers should use the equivalent field in ValuePatternIdentifiers.

In the following example, a ValuePattern object obtained from a target control is passed into a function that retrieves the current ValuePattern property values.


///--------------------------------------------------------------------
/// <summary>
/// Gets the current property values from target.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="valuePattern">
/// A ValuePattern control pattern obtained from 
/// an automation element representing a target control.
/// </param>
/// <param name="automationProperty">
/// The automation property of interest.
/// </param>
///--------------------------------------------------------------------
private object GetValueProperty(
    ValuePattern valuePattern,
    AutomationProperty automationProperty)
{
    if (valuePattern == null || automationProperty == null)
    {
        throw new ArgumentNullException("Argument cannot be null.");
    }

    if (automationProperty.Id ==
        ValuePattern.ValueProperty.Id)
    {
        return valuePattern.Current.Value;
    }
    return null;
}


.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.
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