UIElementAutomationPeer.CreatePeerForElement(element) return null id element is ContentControl - by DarthMark

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ID 779525 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 2/19/2013 11:47:58 AM
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Description

I think this is a bug, if I call the method for creating the automation peer for a ContentControl element it will return null.
UIElementAutomationPeer.CreatePeerForElement(element);

I have complex custom controls with some templatedpart done with ContentControls, when I override the method GetChildrenCore() to rpovide the propert AutomationPeer for the templated part of my control I can't return the AutomationPeer for the ContentControl, I have to Create my ContentControlAutomationPeer that use the VisualTreeHelper to navigate all its children and return all their AutomationPeer, but I'm asking why there isn't a default ContentControlAutomationPeer that could be returned by the method CreateAutomationPeerForElement ?
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Posted by Chipalo [MSFT] on 3/4/2013 at 2:56 PM
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We appreciate the feedback. However, this issue will not be addressed in the next version of WPF. Thank you.
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Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 2/22/2013 at 4:20 AM
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Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 2/19/2013 at 11:51 AM
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