AutomationProperties.ItemType Attached Property

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Gets or sets a description of the type of the specified element.

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


See GetItemType, SetItemType
See GetItemType, SetItemType
<object AutomationProperties.ItemType="typeString"/>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The description of the type of the specified element.


This property is used to obtain information about items in a list, tree view, or data grid. For example, an item in a file-directory view might be described as "Document File" or "Folder".

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.