WindowPattern.Close WindowPattern.Close WindowPattern.Close WindowPattern.Close Method

Definition

Attempts to close the current window.

public:
 void Close();
public void Close ();
member this.Close : unit -> unit
Public Sub Close ()

Exceptions

Examples

In the following example, a WindowPattern control pattern is obtained from an AutomationElement and is subsequently used to close the AutomationElement.

///--------------------------------------------------------------------
/// <summary>
/// Obtains a WindowPattern control pattern from an automation element.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="targetControl">
/// The automation element of interest.
/// </param>
/// <returns>
/// A WindowPattern object.
/// </returns>
///--------------------------------------------------------------------
private WindowPattern GetWindowPattern(AutomationElement targetControl)
{
    WindowPattern windowPattern = null;

    try
    {
        windowPattern =
            targetControl.GetCurrentPattern(WindowPattern.Pattern)
            as WindowPattern;
    }
    catch (InvalidOperationException)
    {
        // object doesn't support the WindowPattern control pattern
        return null;
    }
    // Make sure the element is usable.
    if (false == windowPattern.WaitForInputIdle(10000))
    {
        // Object not responding in a timely manner
        return null;
    }
    return windowPattern;
}
'''------------------------------------------------------------------------
''' <summary>
''' Obtains a WindowPattern control pattern from an automation element.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="targetControl">
''' The automation element of interest.
''' </param>
''' <returns>
''' A WindowPattern object.
''' </returns>
'''------------------------------------------------------------------------
Private Function GetWindowPattern(ByVal targetControl As AutomationElement) As WindowPattern
    Dim windowPattern As WindowPattern = Nothing

    Try
        windowPattern = DirectCast( _
        targetControl.GetCurrentPattern(windowPattern.Pattern), _
        WindowPattern)
    Catch
        ' object doesn't support the WindowPattern control pattern
        Return Nothing
    End Try
    ' Make sure the element is usable.
    If False = windowPattern.WaitForInputIdle(10000) Then
        ' Object not responding in a timely manner
        Return Nothing
    End If
    Return windowPattern
End Function 'GetWindowPattern

///--------------------------------------------------------------------
/// <summary>
/// Calls the WindowPattern.Close() method for an associated 
/// automation element.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="windowPattern">
/// The WindowPattern control pattern obtained from
/// an automation element.
/// </param>
///--------------------------------------------------------------------
private void CloseWindow(WindowPattern windowPattern)
{
    try
    {
        windowPattern.Close();
    }
    catch (InvalidOperationException)
    {
        // object is not able to perform the requested action
        return;
    }
}
'''------------------------------------------------------------------------
''' <summary>
''' Calls the WindowPattern.Close() method for an associated 
''' automation element.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="windowPattern">
''' The WindowPattern control pattern obtained from
''' an automation element.
''' </param>
'''------------------------------------------------------------------------
Private Sub CloseWindow(ByVal windowPattern As WindowPattern)
    Try
        windowPattern.Close()
    Catch
        ' object is not able to perform the requested action
        Return
    End Try

End Sub

Remarks

When called on a split pane control, this method will close the pane and remove the associated split. This method may also close all other panes depending on implementation.

Applies to