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UIElement.CaptureTouch Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Attempts to force capture of a touch to this element.

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

member CaptureTouch : 
        touchDevice:TouchDevice -> bool


Type: System.Windows.Input.TouchDevice

The device to capture.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified touch is captured to this element; otherwise, false.


touchDevice is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

CaptureTouch will return false if the TouchDevice is currently captured to another element.

If CaptureTouch returns true, then the GotTouchCapture event is raised.

To release capture of a single touch from this element, use the ReleaseTouchCapture method and specify the touch device to release. To release all touches from this element, use the ReleaseAllTouchCaptures method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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