AutomationPattern AutomationPattern AutomationPattern AutomationPattern Class


Identifies a control pattern.

public ref class AutomationPattern : System::Windows::Automation::AutomationIdentifier
public class AutomationPattern : System.Windows.Automation.AutomationIdentifier
type AutomationPattern = class
    inherit AutomationIdentifier
Public Class AutomationPattern
Inherits AutomationIdentifier


The following example displays the ProgrammaticName of patterns supported by an AutomationElement.

The following example shows how to request a specific pattern.

/// <summary>
/// Retrieves the selection container for a selection item.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="listItem">
/// An element that supports SelectionItemPattern.
/// </param>
AutomationElement GetListItemParent(AutomationElement listItem)
    if (listItem == null) throw new ArgumentException();
    SelectionItemPattern pattern = listItem.GetCurrentPattern(SelectionItemPattern.Pattern) as SelectionItemPattern;
    if (pattern == null)
        return null;
        SelectionItemPattern.SelectionItemPatternInformation properties = pattern.Current;
        return properties.SelectionContainer;
''' <summary>
''' Retrieves the selection container for a selection item.
''' </summary>
''' <param name="listItem">
''' An element that supports SelectionItemPattern.
''' </param>
Function GetListItemParent(ByVal listItem As AutomationElement) As AutomationElement
    If listItem Is Nothing Then
        Throw New ArgumentException()
    End If
    Dim pattern As SelectionItemPattern = _
        DirectCast(listItem.GetCurrentPattern(SelectionItemPattern.Pattern), SelectionItemPattern)
    If pattern Is Nothing Then
        Return Nothing
        Dim properties As SelectionItemPattern.SelectionItemPatternInformation = pattern.Current
        Return properties.SelectionContainer
    End If

End Function 'GetListItemParent


Instances of this type identify specific control patterns. For example, the DockPattern.Pattern field identifies the DockPattern control pattern.


CompareTo(Object) CompareTo(Object) CompareTo(Object) CompareTo(Object)

Compares this AutomationIdentifier with another AutomationIdentifier.

(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier)
Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Returns a value indicating whether the supplied AutomationIdentifier is equivalent to this AutomationIdentifier.

(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Returns the hash code for this UI Automation identifier.

(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
LookupById(Int32) LookupById(Int32) LookupById(Int32) LookupById(Int32)

Retrieves an AutomationPattern that encapsulates a specified numerical identifier.

MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)


Id Id Id Id

Gets the underlying numerical identifier.

(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier)
ProgrammaticName ProgrammaticName ProgrammaticName ProgrammaticName

Gets the registered programmatic name.

(Inherited from AutomationIdentifier)

Applies to

See also