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KeyboardDevice.Focus Method

Sets keyboard focus on the specified IInputElement.

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

public IInputElement Focus(
	IInputElement element


Type: System.Windows.IInputElement
The element to move focus to.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.IInputElement
The element that has keyboard focus.


element is not a UIElement or ContentElement.

.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.