IUIAutomation::CompareElements method

Compares two UI Automation elements to determine whether they represent the same underlying UI element.

Syntax

HRESULT CompareElements(
  IUIAutomationElement *el1,
  IUIAutomationElement *el2,
  BOOL                 *areSame
);

Parameters

el1

Type: IUIAutomationElement*

A pointer to the first element to compare.

el2

Type: IUIAutomationElement*

A pointer to the second element to compare.

areSame

Type: BOOL*

Receives TRUE if the run-time identifiers of the elements are the same, or FALSE otherwise.

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::CompareRuntimeIds