IInvokeProvider interface (uiautomationcore.h)

Provides access to controls that initiate or perform a single, unambiguous action and do not maintain state when activated.


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


The IInvokeProvider interface has these methods.


Sends a request to activate a control and initiate its single, unambiguous action.


Implemented on a Microsoft UI Automation provider that must support the Invoke control pattern.

Controls implement IInvokeProvider if the same behavior is not exposed through another control pattern provider. For example, if the Invoke method of a control performs the same action as the IExpandCollapseProvider::Expand or Collapse method, the control should not also implement IInvokeProvider.


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