IUIAutomationElement::get_CachedHelpText method

Retrieves the cached help text for the element.

This property is read-only.

Syntax

HRESULT get_CachedHelpText(
  BSTR *retVal
);

Parameters

retVal

Return Value

None

Remarks

This information is typically obtained from ToolTips.

Caution  Do not retrieve the CachedHelpText property from a control that is based on the SysListview32 class. Doing so could cause the system to become unstable and data to be lost. A client application can discover whether a control is based on SysListview32 by retrieving the CachedClassName or CurrentClassName property from the control.
 

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

Automation Element Property IDs

CurrentHelpText

IUIAutomationElement

Reference