Automation​Control​Type Automation​Control​Type Automation​Control​Type Automation​Control​Type Enum


Specifies the control type that is exposed to the Microsoft UI Automation client. Used by GetAutomationControlType.

public : enum class AutomationControlTypepublic enum AutomationControlTypePublic Enum AutomationControlType// This API is not available in Javascript.
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


AppBar AppBar AppBar AppBar

Introduced in . An app bar control (AppBar ).

Button Button Button Button

A button control.

Calendar Calendar Calendar Calendar

A calendar control, such as a date picker.

CheckBox CheckBox CheckBox CheckBox

A check box control.

ComboBox ComboBox ComboBox ComboBox

A combo box control.

Custom Custom Custom Custom

A control that is not one of the defined control types.

DataGrid DataGrid DataGrid DataGrid

A data grid control.

DataItem DataItem DataItem DataItem

A data item control.

Document Document Document Document

A document control.

Edit Edit Edit Edit

An edit control, such as a text box.

Group Group Group Group

A group control, which acts as a container for other controls.

Header Header Header Header

A header control, which is a container for the labels of rows and columns of information.

HeaderItem HeaderItem HeaderItem HeaderItem

A header item, which is the label for a row or column of information.

A hyperlink control.

Image Image Image Image

An image control.

List List List List

A list control, such as a list box.

ListItem ListItem ListItem ListItem

A list item control, which is a child item of a list control.

Menu Menu Menu Menu

A menu control, such as a top-level menu in an application window.

MenuBar MenuBar MenuBar MenuBar

A menu bar control, which generally contains a set of top-level menus.

MenuItem MenuItem MenuItem MenuItem

A menu item control.

Pane Pane Pane Pane

A pane control.

ProgressBar ProgressBar ProgressBar ProgressBar

A progress bar control, which visually indicates the progress of a lengthy operation.

RadioButton RadioButton RadioButton RadioButton

A radio button control, which is a selection mechanism allowing exactly one selected item in a group.

ScrollBar ScrollBar ScrollBar ScrollBar

A scroll bar control, such as a scroll bar in an application window.

SemanticZoom SemanticZoom SemanticZoom SemanticZoom

A semantic zoom control.

Separator Separator Separator Separator

A separator, which creates a visual division in controls such as menus and toolbars.

Slider Slider Slider Slider

A slider control.

Spinner Spinner Spinner Spinner

A spinner control.

SplitButton SplitButton SplitButton SplitButton

A split button, which is a button that performs a default action and can also expand to a list of other possible actions.

StatusBar StatusBar StatusBar StatusBar

A status bar control.

Tab Tab Tab Tab

A tab control.

TabItem TabItem TabItem TabItem

A tab item control, which represents a page of a tab control.

Table Table Table Table

A table.

Text Text Text Text

An edit control, such as a text box or rich text box.

Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb

The control in a scrollbar that can be dragged to a different position.

TitleBar TitleBar TitleBar TitleBar

The caption bar on a window.

ToolBar ToolBar ToolBar ToolBar

A toolbar, such as the control that contains a set of command buttons in an application window.

ToolTip ToolTip ToolTip ToolTip

A tooltip control, an informational window that appears as a result of moving the pointer over a control or sometimes when tabbing to a control using the keyboard.

Tree Tree Tree Tree

A tree control.

TreeItem TreeItem TreeItem TreeItem

A node in a tree control.

Window Window Window Window

A window frame, which contains child objects.

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