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FocusManager.GetFocusScope Method

Determines the closest ancestor of the specified element that has IsFocusScope set to true.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public static DependencyObject GetFocusScope(
	DependencyObject element
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The element to get the closest focus scope for.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The focus scope for the specified element.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

The default value of IsFocusScope on a Window, Menu, ToolBar, ContextMenu is true.

A focus scope is a container element that keeps track of the FocusManager.FocusedElement within its scope. By default, the Window class is a focus scope as are the Menu, ContextMenu, and ToolBar classes. An element which is a focus scope has IsFocusScope set to true.

For more information on focus, keyboard focus, and logical focus, see the Input Overview.

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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