IUIAutomation::ElementFromHandleBuildCache method

Retrieves a UI Automation element for the specified window, prefetches the requested properties and control patterns, and stores the prefetched items in the cache.

Syntax

HRESULT ElementFromHandleBuildCache(
  UIA_HWND                  hwnd,
  IUIAutomationCacheRequest *cacheRequest,
  IUIAutomationElement      **element
);

Parameters

hwnd

Type: UIA_HWND

The window handle.

cacheRequest

Type: IUIAutomationCacheRequest*

A pointer to the cache request, which specifies the properties and control patterns to store in the cache.

element

Type: IUIAutomationElement**

Receives a pointer to the element.

Return Value

Type: HRESULT

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista, Windows XP with SP3 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header uiautomationclient.h (include UIAutomation.h)

See Also

IUIAutomation

IUIAutomation::ElementFromHandle