IUIAutomationInvokePattern interface (uiautomationclient.h)

Exposes a method that enables a client application to invoke the action of a control (typically a button).


The IUIAutomationInvokePattern interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IUIAutomationInvokePattern also has these types of members:


The IUIAutomationInvokePattern interface has these methods.


Invokes the action of a control, such as a button click.


A control should support this interface if it initiates or performs a single, unambiguous action and does not maintain state when activated.


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

Control Pattern Interfaces for Clients