AutomationControlType AutomationControlType AutomationControlType AutomationControlType Enum


Specifies the control type that is exposed to the Microsoft UI Automation client. Used by GetAutomationControlType.

public : enum class AutomationControlType
enum class winrt::Windows::UI::Xaml::Automation::Peers::AutomationControlType : int32_t
public enum AutomationControlType
Public Enum AutomationControlType

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


AppBar AppBar AppBar AppBar 40

Introduced in . An app bar control (AppBar ).

Button Button Button Button 0

A button control.

Calendar Calendar Calendar Calendar 1

A calendar control, such as a date picker.

CheckBox CheckBox CheckBox CheckBox 2

A check box control.

ComboBox ComboBox ComboBox ComboBox 3

A combo box control.

Custom Custom Custom Custom 25

A control that is not one of the defined control types.

DataGrid DataGrid DataGrid DataGrid 28

A data grid control.

DataItem DataItem DataItem DataItem 29

A data item control.

Document Document Document Document 30

A document control.

Edit Edit Edit Edit 4

An edit control, such as a text box.

Group Group Group Group 26

A group control, which acts as a container for other controls.

Header Header Header Header 34

A header control, which is a container for the labels of rows and columns of information.

HeaderItem HeaderItem HeaderItem HeaderItem 35

A header item, which is the label for a row or column of information.


A hyperlink control.

Image Image Image Image 6

An image control.

List List List List 8

A list control, such as a list box.

ListItem ListItem ListItem ListItem 7

A list item control, which is a child item of a list control.

Menu Menu Menu Menu 9

A menu control, such as a top-level menu in an application window.

MenuBar MenuBar MenuBar MenuBar 10

A menu bar control, which generally contains a set of top-level menus.

MenuItem MenuItem MenuItem MenuItem 11

A menu item control.

Pane Pane Pane Pane 33

A pane control.

ProgressBar ProgressBar ProgressBar ProgressBar 12

A progress bar control, which visually indicates the progress of a lengthy operation.

RadioButton RadioButton RadioButton RadioButton 13

A radio button control, which is a selection mechanism allowing exactly one selected item in a group.

ScrollBar ScrollBar ScrollBar ScrollBar 14

A scroll bar control, such as a scroll bar in an application window.

SemanticZoom SemanticZoom SemanticZoom SemanticZoom 39

A semantic zoom control.

Separator Separator Separator Separator 38

A separator, which creates a visual division in controls such as menus and toolbars.

Slider Slider Slider Slider 15

A slider control.

Spinner Spinner Spinner Spinner 16

A spinner control.

SplitButton SplitButton SplitButton SplitButton 31

A split button, which is a button that performs a default action and can also expand to a list of other possible actions.

StatusBar StatusBar StatusBar StatusBar 17

A status bar control.

Tab Tab Tab Tab 18

A tab control.

TabItem TabItem TabItem TabItem 19

A tab item control, which represents a page of a tab control.

Table Table Table Table 36

A table.

Text Text Text Text 20

An edit control, such as a text box or rich text box.

Thumb Thumb Thumb Thumb 27

The control in a scrollbar that can be dragged to a different position.

TitleBar TitleBar TitleBar TitleBar 37

The caption bar on a window.

ToolBar ToolBar ToolBar ToolBar 21

A toolbar, such as the control that contains a set of command buttons in an application window.

ToolTip ToolTip ToolTip ToolTip 22

A tooltip control, an informational window that appears as a result of moving the pointer over a control or sometimes when tabbing to a control using the keyboard.

Tree Tree Tree Tree 23

A tree control.

TreeItem TreeItem TreeItem TreeItem 24

A node in a tree control.

Window Window Window Window 32

A window frame, which contains child objects.

See also