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FrameworkElement.MoveFocus Method (TraversalRequest)


Moves the keyboard focus away from this element and to another element in a provided traversal direction.

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

override MoveFocus : 
        request:TraversalRequest -> bool


Type: System.Windows.Input.TraversalRequest

The direction that focus is to be moved, as a value of the enumeration.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

Returns true if focus is moved successfully; false if the target element in direction as specified does not exist or could not be keyboard focused.

This implementation overrides UIElement.MoveFocus and seals the method.

The following example implements a handler that handles several possible button inputs. Each button represents a possible FocusNavigationDirection. The handler tracks the element with current keyboard focus, and calls MoveFocus on that element, by specifying the appropriate FocusNavigationDirection as initialization for the TraversalRequest type parameter provided.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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