Slider.OnCreateAutomationPeer Method

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Returns a SliderAutomationPeer object for use by the automation infrastructure.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Protected Overrides Function OnCreateAutomationPeer As AutomationPeer
protected override AutomationPeer OnCreateAutomationPeer()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Automation.Peers.AutomationPeer
A SliderAutomationPeer object for use by the slider control.


This method creates a new SliderAutomationPeer instance if one has not been created for the slider. Otherwise, it returns the SliderAutomationPeer previously created.

Classes that participate in the Silverlight automation infrastructure must implement this method to return a class-specific derived class of AutomationPeer that reports information for automation behavior.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.