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FrameworkContentElement.PredictFocus Method

Determines the next element that would receive focus relative to this element for a provided focus movement direction, but does not actually move the focus. This method is sealed and cannot be overridden.

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

public override sealed DependencyObject PredictFocus(
	FocusNavigationDirection direction
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

direction
Type: System.Windows.Input.FocusNavigationDirection

The direction for which a prospective focus change should be determined.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The next element that focus would move to if focus were actually traversed. May return null if focus cannot be moved relative to this element for the provided direction.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidEnumArgumentException

Specified one of the following directions in the TraversalRequest: Next, Previous, First, Last. These directions are not legal for PredictFocus (but they are legal for MoveFocus).

MoveFocus is the related method that actually does move focus.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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