Mouse.Captured Property

Gets the element that has captured the mouse.

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

public static IInputElement Captured { get; }
/** @property */
public static IInputElement get_Captured ()

public static function get Captured () : IInputElement

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

The element captured by the mouse.

When an element captures the mouse, it receives mouse input whether or not the cursor is within its borders. The mouse is typically captured in this manner only during drag-and-drop operations, and retains capture until the drop action of the drag-and-drop operation occurs.

The follow example shows how to obtain the element that has mouse capture. For the full sample, see the Capture and Uncapture the Mouse Sample sample.

// Mouse.Capture returns an IInputElement.
IInputElement captureElement;

captureElement = Mouse.Captured;

// Update the Label that displays the element with mouse capture.
lblHasMouseCapture.Content = captureElement.ToString();

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

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