AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.Name AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.Name AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.Name AutomationElement.AutomationElementInformation.Name Property

Definition

Gets the name of the element.

public:
 property System::String ^ Name { System::String ^ get(); };
public string Name { get; }
member this.Name : string
Public ReadOnly Property Name As String

Property Value

The name of the user interface (UI) element.

Examples

The following example shows how the Name property is retrieved.

/// <summary>
/// Handles ElementSelected events by showing a message.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="src">Object that raised the event; in this case, a list item.</param>
/// <param name="e">Event arguments.</param>
private void OnSelect(object src, AutomationEventArgs e)
{
    // Get the name of the item, which is equivalent to its text.
    AutomationElement element = src as AutomationElement;
    if (element != null)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(element.Current.Name + " was selected.");
    }
}
''' <summary>
''' Handles ElementSelected events by showing a message.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="src">Object that raised the event; in this case, a list item.</param>
''' <param name="e">Event arguments.</param>
Private Sub OnSelect(ByVal src As Object, ByVal e As AutomationEventArgs)
    ' Get the name of the item, which is equivalent to its text.
    Dim element As AutomationElement = DirectCast(src, AutomationElement)
    If (element IsNot Nothing) Then
        Console.WriteLine(element.Current.Name + " was selected.")
    End If

End Sub 'OnSelect

Remarks

The name of an element can be used to find the element in the UI Automation element tree when the AutomationId property is not supported on the element.

For more information, see NameProperty.

Applies to