Window.Activate Window.Activate Window.Activate Window.Activate Method

Definition

Attempts to bring the window to the foreground and activates it.

public:
 bool Activate();
[System.Security.SecurityCritical]
public bool Activate ();
member this.Activate : unit -> bool
Public Function Activate () As Boolean

Returns

true if the Window was successfully activated; otherwise, false.

Remarks

The rules that determine whether the window is activated are the same as those used by the Win32 SetForegroundWindow function (User32.dll).

If the window is activated in a Windows Presentation Foundation application that is not the user's foreground application, Activated event is raised.

Note

This method cannot be called when a window is hosted in a browser.

Security

UIPermission
for permission to activate a window. Associated enumeration: AllWindows

Applies to

See also