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AccessibleObject.GetSelected Method

Retrieves the currently selected child.

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

public virtual AccessibleObject GetSelected ()
public AccessibleObject GetSelected ()
public function GetSelected () : AccessibleObject
Not applicable.

Return Value

An AccessibleObject that represents the currently selected child. This method returns the calling object if the object itself is selected. Returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if is no child is currently selected and the object itself does not have focus.

Exception typeCondition


The selected child cannot be retrieved.

Notes to Inheritors: All objects that can be selected should support this property.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0