Text Attribute Identifiers

This topic describes the named constants used to identify text attributes of a Microsoft UI Automation text range. These constants are used with the following methods:

Constant/value Description
UIA_AfterParagraphSpacingAttributeId
40042
Identifies the AfterParagraphSpacing text attribute, which specifies the size of spacing after the paragraph.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_AnimationStyleAttributeId
40000
Identifies the AnimationStyle text attribute, which specifies the type of animation applied to the text. This attribute is specified as a value from the AnimationStyle enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: AnimationStyle_None
UIA_AnnotationObjectsAttributeId
40032
Identifies the AnnotationObjects text attribute, which maintains an array of IUIAutomationElement2 interfaces, one for each element in the current text range that implements the Annotation control pattern. Each element might also implement other control patterns as needed to describe the annotation. For example, an annotation that is a comment would also support the Text control pattern. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_UNKNOWN
Default value: empty array
UIA_AnnotationTypesAttributeId
40031
Identifies the AnnotationTypes text attribute, which maintains a list of annotation type identifiers for a range of text. For a list of possible values, see Annotation Type Identifiers. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_ARRAY | VT_I4
Default value: empty array
UIA_BackgroundColorAttributeId
40001
Identifies the BackgroundColor text attribute, which specifies the background color of the text. This attribute is specified as a COLORREF; a 32-bit value used to specify an RGB or RGBA color.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_BeforeParagraphSpacingAttributeId
40041
Identifies the BeforeParagraphSpacing text attribute, which specifies the size of spacing before the paragraph.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_BulletStyleAttributeId
40002
Identifies the BulletStyle text attribute, which specifies the style of bullets used in the text range. This attribute is specified as a value from the BulletStyle enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: BulletStyle_None
UIA_CapStyleAttributeId
40003
Identifies the CapStyle text attribute, which specifies the capitalization style for the text. This attribute is specified as a value from the CapStyle enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: CapStyle_None
UIA_CaretBidiModeAttributeId
40039
Identifies the CaretBidiMode text attribute, which indicates the direction of text flow in the text range. This attribute is specified as a value from the CaretBidiMode enumerated type. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: CaretBidiMode_LTR
UIA_CaretPositionAttributeId
40038
Identifies the CaretPosition text attribute, which indicates whether the caret is at the beginning or the end of a line of text in the text range. This attribute is specified as a value from the CaretPosition enumerated type. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: CaretPosition_Unknown
UIA_CultureAttributeId
40004
Identifies the Culture text attribute, which specifies the locale of the text by locale identifier (LCID).
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: locale of the application UI
UIA_FontNameAttributeId
40005
Identifies the FontName text attribute, which specifies the name of the font. Examples: "Arial Black"; "Arial Narrow". The font name string is not localized.
Variant type: VT_BSTR
Default value: empty string
UIA_FontSizeAttributeId
40006
Identifies the FontSize text attribute, which specifies the point size of the font.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_FontWeightAttributeId
400007
Identifies the FontWeight text attribute, which specifies the relative stroke, thickness, or boldness of the font. The FontWeight attribute is modeled after the lfWeight member of the GDI LOGFONT structure, and related standards, and can be one of the following values:
  • 0 = DontCare
  • 100 = Thin
  • 200 = ExtraLight or UltraLight
  • 300 = Light
  • 400 = Normal or Regular
  • 500 = Medium
  • 600 = SemiBold
  • 700 = Bold
  • 800 = ExtraBold or UltraBold
  • 900 = Heavy or Black

Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_ForegroundColorAttributeId
40008
Identifies the ForegroundColor text attribute, which specifies the foreground color of the text. This attribute is specified as a COLORREF, a 32-bit value used to specify an RGB or RGBA color.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_HorizontalTextAlignmentAttributeId
40009
Identifies the HorizontalTextAlignment text attribute, which specifies how the text is aligned horizontally. This attribute is specified as a value from the HorizontalTextAlignmentEnum enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: HorizontalTextAlignment_Left
UIA_IndentationFirstLineAttributeId
40010
Identifies the IndentationFirstLine text attribute, which specifies how far, in points, to indent the first line of a paragraph.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_IndentationLeadingAttributeId
40011
Identifies the IndentationLeading text attribute, which specifies the leading indentation, in points.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_IndentationTrailingAttributeId
40012
Identifies the IndentationTrailing text attribute, which specifies the trailing indentation, in points.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_IsActiveAttributeId
40036
Identifies the IsActive text attribute, which indicates whether the control that contains the text range has the keyboard focus (TRUE) or not (FALSE). Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_IsHiddenAttributeId
40013
Identifies the IsHidden text attribute, which indicates whether the text is hidden (TRUE) or visible (FALSE).
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_IsItalicAttributeId
40014
Identifies the IsItalic text attribute, which indicates whether the text is italic (TRUE) or not (FALSE).
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_IsReadOnlyAttributeId
40015
Identifies the IsReadOnly text attribute, which indicates whether the text is read-only (TRUE) or can be modified (FALSE).
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_IsSubscriptAttributeId
40016
Identifies the IsSubscript text attribute, which indicates whether the text is subscript (TRUE) or not (FALSE).
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_IsSuperscriptAttributeId
40017
Identifies the IsSuperscript text attribute, which indicates whether the text is subscript (TRUE) or not (FALSE).
Variant type: VT_BOOL
Default value: FALSE
UIA_LineSpacingAttributeId
40040
Identifies the LineSpacing text attribute, which specifies the spacing between lines of text.
Variant type: VT_BSTR
Default value: "LineSpacingAttributeDefault"
UIA_LinkAttributeId
40035
Identifies the Link text attribute, which contains the IUIAutomationTextRange interface of the text range that is the target of an internal link in a document. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_UNKNOWN
Default value: NULL
UIA_MarginBottomAttributeId
40018
Identifies the MarginBottom text attribute, which specifies the size, in points, of the bottom margin applied to the page associated with the text range.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_MarginLeadingAttributeId
40019
Identifies the MarginLeading text attribute, which specifies the size, in points, of the leading margin applied to the page associated with the text range.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_MarginTopAttributeId
40020
Identifies the MarginTop text attribute, which specifies the size, in points, of the top margin applied to the page associated with the text range.
Variant type: VT_R8
Ddefault value: 0
UIA_MarginTrailingAttributeId
40021
Identifies the MarginTrailing text attribute, which specifies the size, in points, of the trailing margin applied to the page associated with the text range.
Variant type: VT_R8
Default value: 0
UIA_OutlineStylesAttributeId
40022
Identifies the OutlineStyles text attribute, which specifies the outline style of the text. This attribute is specified as a value from the OutlineStyles enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: OutlineStyles_None
UIA_OverlineColorAttributeId
40023
Identifies the OverlineColor text attribute, which specifies the color of the overline text decoration. This attribute is specified as a COLORREF, a 32-bit value used to specify an RGB or RGBA color.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_OverlineStyleAttributeId
40024
Identifies the OverlineStyle text attribute, which specifies the style of the overline text decoration. This attribute is specified as a value from the TextDecorationLineStyleEnum enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: TextDecorationLineStyle_None
UIA_SelectionActiveEndAttributeId
40037
Identifies the SelectionActiveEnd text attribute, which indicates the location of the caret relative to a text range that represents the currently selected text. This attribute is specified as a value from the ActiveEnd enumeration. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: ActiveEnd_None
UIA_StrikethroughColorAttributeId
40025
Identifies the StrikethroughColor text attribute, which specifies the color of the strikethrough text decoration. This attribute is specified as a COLORREF, a 32-bit value used to specify an RGB or RGBA color.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_StrikethroughStyleAttributeId
40026
Identifies the StrikethroughStyle text attribute, which specifies the style of the strikethrough text decoration. This attribute is specified as a value from the TextDecorationLineStyleEnum enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: TextDecorationLineStyle_None
UIA_StyleIdAttributeId
40034
Identifies the StyleId text attribute, which indicates the text styles in use for a text range. For a list of possible values, see Style Identifiers. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_StyleNameAttributeId
40033
Identifies the StyleName text attribute, which identifies the localized name of the text style in use for a text range. Supported starting with Windows 8.
Variant type: VT_BSTR
Default value: empty string
UIA_TabsAttributeId
40027
Identifies the Tabs text attribute, which is an array specifying the tab stops for the text range. Each array element specifies a distance, in points, from the leading margin.
Variant type: VT_ARRAY | VT_R8
Default value: empty array
UIA_TextFlowDirectionsAttributeId
40028
Identifies the TextFlowDirections text attribute, which specifies the direction of text flow. This attribute is specified as a combination of values from the FlowDirections enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: FlowDirections_Default
UIA_UnderlineColorAttributeId
40029
Identifies the UnderlineColor text attribute, which specifies the color of the underline text decoration. This attribute is specified as a COLORREF, a 32-bit value used to specify an RGB or RGBA color.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: 0
UIA_UnderlineStyleAttributeId
40030
Identifies the UnderlineStyle text attribute, which specifies the style of the underline text decoration. This attribute is specified as a value from the TextDecorationLineStyleEnum enumerated type.
Variant type: VT_I4
Default value: TextDecorationLineStyle_None

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows XP [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Header
UIAutomationClient.h

See also

Reference

ITextRangeProvider::FindAttribute

ITextRangeProvider::GetAttributeValue

IUIAutomation::FindAttribute

IUIAutomation::GetAttributeValue

Conceptual

UI Automation Support for Textual Content