ISelectionProvider interface (uiautomationcore.h)

Provides access to controls that act as containers for a collection of individual, selectable child items. The children of this control must implement ISelectionItemProvider.


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


The ISelectionProvider interface has these methods.


Indicates whether the Microsoft UI Automation provider allows more than one child element to be selected concurrently.

Indicates whether the Microsoft UI Automation provider requires at least one child element to be selected.

Retrieves a Microsoft UI Automation provider for each child element that is selected.


This interface is implemented by a UI Automation provider.

Providers should raise an event of type UIA_Selection_InvalidatedEventId when a selection in a container has changed significantly.


Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header uiautomationcore.h (include UIAutomation.h)

See also

UI Automation Providers Overview