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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()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Window was successfully activated; otherwise, false.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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