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WindowPattern Class

Represents a control that provides fundamental window-based functionality within a traditional graphical user interface (GUI).


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

public ref class WindowPattern : public BasePattern

The WindowPattern type exposes the following members.

Public propertyCachedGets the cached UI Automation property values for this WindowPattern.
Public propertyCurrentGets the current UI Automation property values for this WindowPattern.

Public methodCloseAttempts to close the current window.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeFrees resources and performs other cleanup operations before the object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from BasePattern.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSetWindowVisualStateChanges the WindowVisualState of the window.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodWaitForInputIdleCauses the calling code to block for the specified time or until the associated process enters an idle state, whichever completes first.

Public fieldStatic memberCanMaximizePropertyIdentifies the CanMaximize property.
Public fieldStatic memberCanMinimizePropertyIdentifies the CanMinimize property.
Public fieldStatic memberIsModalPropertyIdentifies the IsModal property.
Public fieldStatic memberIsTopmostPropertyIdentifies the IsTopmost property.
Public fieldStatic memberPatternIdentifies the WindowPattern control pattern.
Public fieldStatic memberWindowClosedEventIdentifies the event that is raised when a window is closed.
Public fieldStatic memberWindowInteractionStatePropertyIdentifies the WindowInteractionState property.
Public fieldStatic memberWindowOpenedEventIdentifies the event that is raised when a window is opened.
Public fieldStatic memberWindowVisualStatePropertyIdentifies the WindowVisualState property.

Examples of controls that support this control pattern include top-level application windows, multiple-document interface (MDI) child windows, modal dialogs and balloon help windows.

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.