AutomationPeer.GetHelpText Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets text that describes the functionality of the control that is associated with the automation peer.

Namespace: System.Windows.Automation.Peers
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Function GetHelpText As String
public string GetHelpText()

Return Value

Type: System..::.String
The help text.


The returned string typically provides the same text that is provided by the tooltip for the control.

This implementation does nothing more than calling GetHelpTextCore.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


AutomationPeer Class

System.Windows.Automation.Peers Namespace