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Window.Activate Method

Attempts to bring the window to the foreground and activates it.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public bool Activate ()
public boolean Activate ()
public function Activate () : boolean
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

Returns true if the Window was successfully activated; false, otherwise.

The rules that determine whether the window is activated are the same as those used by the Win32 SetForegroundWindow function (User32.dll).

If the window is activated in a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application that is not the user's foreground application, Activated event is raised.

NoteNote:

This method cannot be called when a window is hosted in a browser.

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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