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Control.MousePosition Property

Gets the position of the mouse cursor in screen coordinates.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared ReadOnly Property MousePosition As Point
'Usage
Dim value As Point

value = Control.MousePosition

/** @property */
public static Point get_MousePosition ()

public static function get MousePosition () : Point

Property Value

A Point that contains the coordinates of the mouse cursor relative to the upper-left corner of the screen.

The MousePosition property returns a Point that represents the mouse cursor position at the time the property was referenced.

The following code example puts a TreeNode label into an editable state when the user presses ALT-E while the mouse cursor is over the tree node. After the user is done editing the label, the labels cannot be edited again until the ALT-E key combination is pressed again. This example requires that you have a TreeView on a Form. The tree view should also have at least one TreeNode in its Nodes collection.

Private Sub treeView1_KeyDown(sender As Object, _
  e As KeyEventArgs) Handles treeView1.KeyDown
   ' If the 'Alt' and 'E' keys are pressed,
   ' allow the user to edit the TreeNode label. 
   If e.Alt And e.KeyCode = Keys.E Then
      treeView1.LabelEdit = True
      ' If there is a TreeNode under the mose cursor, begin editing. 
      Dim editNode As TreeNode = treeView1.GetNodeAt( _
        treeView1.PointToClient(Control.MousePosition))
      If Not (editNode Is Nothing) Then
         editNode.BeginEdit()
      End If
   End If
End Sub

Private Sub treeView1_AfterLabelEdit(sender As Object, _
  e As NodeLabelEditEventArgs) Handles treeView1.AfterLabelEdit
   ' Disable the ability to edit the TreeNode labels.
   treeView1.LabelEdit = False
End Sub

private void treeView1_KeyDown(Object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
{
    /* If the 'Alt' and 'E' keys are pressed,
       allow the user to edit the TreeNode label. 
     */
    if (e.get_Alt() && e.get_KeyCode() == Keys.E) {
        treeView1.set_LabelEdit(true);
        // If there is a TreeNode under the mose cursor, begin editing. 
        TreeNode editNode = treeView1.GetNodeAt(treeView1.PointToClient(
            Control.get_MousePosition()));
        if (editNode != null) {
            editNode.BeginEdit();
        }
    }
} //treeView1_KeyDown

private void treeView1_AfterLabelEdit(Object sender, 
    NodeLabelEditEventArgs e)
{
    // Disable the ability to edit the TreeNode labels.
    treeView1.set_LabelEdit(false);
} //treeView1_AfterLabelEdit

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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