AccessibleObject.GetFocused Method ()


Retrieves the object that has the keyboard focus.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual AccessibleObject GetFocused()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.AccessibleObject

An AccessibleObject that specifies the currently focused child. This method returns the calling object if the object itself is focused. Returns null if no object has focus.

Exception Condition

The control cannot be retrieved.

The concept of keyboard focus is related to that of an active window. An active window is the foreground window in which the user is working. The object with the keyboard focus is either the active window or a child object of the active window.

Only one object or item within a container can have the focus at any one time. The object with the keyboard focus is not necessarily the selected object.

Notes to Inheritors:

All objects that can receive the keyboard focus must support this property.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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