PointHitTestResult Class
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PointHitTestResult Class


Represents the results of a hit test that uses a Point as a hit test parameter.

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


public class PointHitTestResult : HitTestResult

System_CAPS_pubmethodPointHitTestResult(Visual, Point)

Initializes a new instance of the PointHitTestResult class.


Gets the point value that is returned from a hit test result.


Gets the visual object that is returned from a hit test result.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

You can also perform a hit test on a visual object by using a Geometry as a hit test parameter and returning the result as a GeometryHitTestResult. For more information, see How to: Hit Test Using Geometry as a Parameter.

The following example shows how to retrieve the PointHitTestResult return value from the HitTest method.

// Respond to the left mouse button down event by initiating the hit test.
private void OnMouseLeftButtonDown(object sender, MouseButtonEventArgs e)
    // Retrieve the coordinate of the mouse position.
    Point pt = e.GetPosition((UIElement)sender);

    // Perform the hit test against a given portion of the visual object tree.
    HitTestResult result = VisualTreeHelper.HitTest(myCanvas, pt);

    if (result != null)
        // Perform action on hit visual object.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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