FocusManager.GetFocusScope Method

Determines the closest ancestor of the specified element that has IsFocusScope set to true.

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

public static DependencyObject GetFocusScope(
	DependencyObject element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The element to get the closest focus scope for.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The focus scope for the specified element.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

The default value of IsFocusScope on a Window, Menu, ToolBar, ContextMenu is true.

A focus scope is a container element that keeps track of the FocusManager.FocusedElement within its scope. By default, the Window class is a focus scope as are the Menu, ContextMenu, and ToolBar classes. An element which is a focus scope has IsFocusScope set to true.

For more information on focus, keyboard focus, and logical focus, see the Input Overview.

.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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