IUIAutomationFocusChangedEventHandler::HandleFocusChangedEvent method

Handles the event raised when the keyboard focus moves to a different UI Automation element.


HRESULT HandleFocusChangedEvent(
  IUIAutomationElement *sender



Type: IUIAutomationElement*

A pointer to the element that has received the focus.

Return Value


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


This method is implemented by the application to handle events that were subscribed to by using AddFocusChangedEventHandler

The UI Automation element represented by sender might not have any cached properties or control patterns, depending on whether the application subscribed to this event while a cache request was active.

Adjusting an event handler from within this method is not supported.


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)

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