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UIElement.CaptureTouch Method (TouchDevice)

.NET Framework (current version)

Attempts to force capture of a touch to this element.

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

public bool CaptureTouch(
	TouchDevice touchDevice


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.

Exception Condition

touchDevice is null.

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
Available since 4.0
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