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Automation Properties for Windows Forms applications RRS feed

  • Question

  • I noticed that the Automation Properties are supported in WPF applications, but not in Windows Forms.

    For example, in WPF we can set the Automation Properties as shown below:

    <TextBox x:Name="AgeTextBox" 
         AutomationProperties.Name="{Binding Content, ElementName=AgeLabel}" 
         Text="{Binding Age, Mode=TwoWay, UpdateSourceTrigger=Explicit}"  
         Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="3" Margin="3"
        AutomationProperties.HelpText="{Binding AgeTextBoxToolTipString,Source={StaticResource TooltipStrings}}">
               <ToolTipService.ToolTip>
                   <ToolTip Content="{Binding AgeTextBoxToolTipString,Source={StaticResource TooltipStrings}}" />
               </ToolTipService.ToolTip>
           </TextBox>


    How can I implement AutomationProperties in Windows Forms applications too?

    Best Regards,
    Nadeem Bader


    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:55 PM

All replies

  • Hi Nadeem Bader

    Thank you for posting here.

    I did not find a complete solution, but these documents may be helpful.

    Provider Implementation by non-WPF Elements

    UI Automation Overview

    Best Regards,

    Timon


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    Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:59 AM
  • Hi
    Thank you very much
    I viewed the documents that you sent, but I was not implement it with Windows Forms.
    Hope to get some help here

    Best Regards,
    Nadeem Bader

    Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:17 PM