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VisualTreeHelper.HitTest Method

Returns the topmost Visual object of a hit test.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

  Name Description
Public method Static member HitTest(Visual, Point) Returns the topmost Visual object of a hit test by specifying a Point.
Public method Static member HitTest(Visual, HitTestFilterCallback, HitTestResultCallback, HitTestParameters) Initiates a hit test on the specified Visual, with caller-defined HitTestFilterCallback and HitTestResultCallback methods.
Public method Static member HitTest(Visual3D, HitTestFilterCallback, HitTestResultCallback, HitTestParameters3D) Initiates a hit test on the specified Visual3D, with caller-defined HitTestFilterCallback and HitTestResultCallback methods.
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The overloaded methods that take HitTestResultCallback and HitTestFilterCallback as parameters provide additional functionality during hit testing:

  • Allow you to participate in controlling the visual tree traversal during hit testing.

  • Allow you to retrieve all of the visuals under the point or geometry, not just the topmost one.

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