AutomationProperties.GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject) AutomationProperties.GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject) AutomationProperties.GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject) AutomationProperties.GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject) Method

Definition

Gets a localized string that indicates the type of the specified control.

public : static Platform::String GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject element)
static winrt::hstring GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject element) const;
public static string GetLocalizedControlType(DependencyObject element)
Public Shared Function GetLocalizedControlType(element As DependencyObject) As string

Parameters

element
DependencyObject DependencyObject

The control for which to retrieve the type.

Returns

string string

A localized string that indicates the type of the control specified by the element parameter.

Additional features and requirements

Device family
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (introduced v10.0.14393.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v3)

Remarks

Provides a mechanism to alter the control type read by Narrator. This is helpful in describing custom UI as "Menu" or "Button" where default controls are not used or composite UI built from common controls is used to create new functionality.