Object Model Reference for GUI Testing > Utility Objects > GetElementFromPoint Method

UIAutomation Object

Description

Enables you to access UI Automation native methods.

For more details on UI Automation, see the section on extending UFT object identification in the Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing User Guide.

Methods and Properties

Method GetElementFromPoint Returns an object at the selected coordinates.
Method GetFocusedElement Returns the currently focused object.
GetRootElement Returns the Desktop object (which is the root element of all objects in the hierarchy).
CreatTOFromUIA

Converts a UIAutomation object to a UI Automation test object.

CreatTOColFromUIA

Converts a UIAutomation object to a UI Automation test object collection.

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GetElementFromPoint Method

Description

Returns an object at the selected coordinates.

Syntax

UIAutomation.GetElementFromPoint x, y

Arguments

x The x-coordinate at which to find the object.
y The y-coordinate at which to find the object.

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GetFocusedElement Method

Description

Returns the currently focused object.

Syntax

UIAutomation.GetFocusedElement

Return Value

UI Automation object

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GetRootElement Property

Description

Returns the Desktop object (which is the root element of all objects in the hierarchy).

Syntax

UIAutomation.GetRootElement

Returns

Desktop object

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CreatTOFromUIA Method

Description

Converts a UIAutomation object to a UI Automation test object.

This method uses the UIAutomation utility object to create a UI Automation test object based on the control type.

For example, if the control is of a button type, this method creates a UIAButton test object.

For more details, see UI Automation.

Syntax

UIAutomation.CreatTOFromUIA

Return

A UI Automation test object.

IMPORTANT

This method should be used in combination with other UI Automation utility object methods or UI Automation native methods.

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CreatTOColFromUIA Method

Description

Converts a UIAutomation object to a UI Automation test object collection.

This method uses the UIAutomation utility object to create a UI Automation test object collection based on the control type.

For example, if the control is of a button type, this method creates a UIAButton test object collection.

For more details, see UI Automation.

Syntax

UIAutomation.CreatTOColFromUIA

Return

A collection of test objects which can be a single UI Automation element or a group of UI Automation Elements

IMPORTANT

This method should be used in combination with other UI Automation utility object methods or UI Automation native methods.

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