FocusVisualKind FocusVisualKind FocusVisualKind FocusVisualKind Enum


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[Contains prerelease APIs.]
Specifies the visual feedback used to indicate the UI element with focus when navigating with a keyboard or gamepad.

public : enum class FocusVisualKind
enum class winrt::Windows::UI::Xaml::FocusVisualKind : int32_t
public enum FocusVisualKind
Public Enum FocusVisualKind
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (introduced v10.0.14393.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v3)


DottedLine DottedLine DottedLine DottedLine

A dotted line rectangle. Also known as "marching ants".

The default on Windows 10 November Update (Windows 10 version 1511 - build number 10.0.10586, codenamed "Threshold 2") and earlier.

HighVisibility HighVisibility HighVisibility HighVisibility

A solid line rectangle composed of an inner and outer rectangle of contrasting colors.

The default on Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Windows 10 version 1607 - build number 10.0.14393, codenamed "Redstone 1") and earlier.

DottedLine visual is difficult to see in 10-foot experience.

Reveal Reveal Reveal Reveal

Prerelease. A solid line rectangle, surrounded by a glowing light effect to simulate depth.

The default on Xbox with Windows 10 version 1803, codenamed "Redstone 4".

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