AutomationProperties.GetHeadingLevel(DependencyObject) Method

Definition

Gets the value of the AutomationProperties.HeadingLevel property for the specified DependencyObject.

Equivalent WinUI method: Microsoft.UI.Xaml.Automation.AutomationProperties.GetHeadingLevel.

public:
 static AutomationHeadingLevel GetHeadingLevel(DependencyObject ^ element);
 static AutomationHeadingLevel GetHeadingLevel(DependencyObject const & element);
public static AutomationHeadingLevel GetHeadingLevel(DependencyObject element);
function getHeadingLevel(element)
Public Shared Function GetHeadingLevel (element As DependencyObject) As AutomationHeadingLevel

Parameters

element
DependencyObject

The specified DependencyObject.

Returns

AutomationHeadingLevel

The value of the AutomationProperties.HeadingLevel property.

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10, version 1803 (introduced in 10.0.17134.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v6.0)

Remarks

Heading elements organize the user interface and make it easier to navigate. Some assistive technology (AT) allows users to quickly jump between headings. Headings have a level from 1 to 9.

Mouse settings page in Windows Ease of Access settings

Examples of headings would be section titles within the Windows Settings app. For instance, under the Ease of Access -> Mouse page, Pointer size, Pointer color, and Mouse keys would be a heading of level 1.

Applies to

See also