ITextProvider2 interface

Extends the ITextProvider interface to enable Microsoft UI Automation providers to expose textual content that is the target of an annotation, and information about a caret that belongs to the provider.


The ITextProvider2 interface inherits from ITextProvider. ITextProvider2 also has these types of members:


The ITextProvider2 interface has these methods.

Method Description
ITextProvider2::GetCaretRange Provides a zero-length text range at the location of the caret that belongs to the text-based control.
ITextProvider2::RangeFromAnnotation Exposes a text range that contains the text that is the target of the annotation associated with the specified annotation element.


Minimum supported client Windows 8 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header uiautomationcore.h (include UIAutomation.h)

See also

Document Control Type



UI Automation Providers Overview

UI Automation Support for Textual Content