IUIAutomationTextRange::GetChildren method (uiautomationclient.h)

Retrieves a collection of all embedded objects that fall within the text range.


HRESULT GetChildren(
  [out, retval] IUIAutomationElementArray **children


[out, retval] children

Type: IUIAutomationElementArray**

Receives a pointer to the collection of all child objects that fall within the range. Children that overlap with the range but are not entirely enclosed by it are also included in the collection. An empty collection is returned if there are no child objects.

Return value


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


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


UI Automation Support for Textual Content