AutomationElement.RuntimeIdProperty Field


Identifies the property that contains the runtime identifier of the element.

public: static initonly System::Windows::Automation::AutomationProperty ^ RuntimeIdProperty;
public static readonly System.Windows.Automation.AutomationProperty RuntimeIdProperty;
 staticval mutable RuntimeIdProperty : System.Windows.Automation.AutomationProperty
Public Shared ReadOnly RuntimeIdProperty As AutomationProperty 

Field Value



The following example retrieves the current value of the property.

int[] runtimeIdentifier = (int[])
Dim runtimeIdentifier As Integer() = _
    CType(autoElement.GetCurrentPropertyValue(AutomationElement.RuntimeIdProperty), Integer())


This identifier is used by UI Automation client applications. UI Automation providers should use the equivalent identifier in AutomationElementIdentifiers.

The runtime ID property specifies an ID for an AutomationElement that is unique on the desktop.

The return value of the property is an array of type Int32. There is no default value.

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