AutomationPeer.GetHelpText Method

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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


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

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


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